|Alvarion Expands Altitude's Mobile WiMAX Network in France|
Posted: 10-Nov-2008 [Source: Alvarion]
[Alvarion's Mobile WiMAX 4Motion solution to be used by France operator Altitude to extends it coverage and provide voice and data services at 3.5 GHz in the Jura and Deux Sevres districts.]
Tel Aviv, Israel -- Alvarion Ltd., the world’s leading provider of WiMAX™ and wireless broadband solutions, today announced the expansion of its frame agreement with the French WiMAX operator Altitude. Alvarion’s Mobile WiMAX™ 4Motion solution will be used by Altitude to extend its coverage and provide voice and data services at 3.5 GHz to corporate, ISP and residential users in the Jura and Deux Sevres districts.
The rollout of this commercial network is already underway, with plans to be completed in early 2009. The new network will offer an enhanced portfolio of high quality wireless broadband services over Alvarion’s Mobile WiMAX solution, including indoor and outdoor CPEs.
“Building on our success throughout the region of Aveyron, we see an increase in demand for WiMAX broadband services,” said Fabrice Ballart, Managing Director of Altitude Infrastructure. “As always, we are committed to provide the best services and cost effective solutions to our customers, and therefore growing with Alvarion was the natural choice for moving forward and enabling seamless connectivity to the residents of France. This expansion will allow us to reach more customers and offer them the benefits of WiMAX at competitive rates.”
“A pioneer of WiMAX in France, we congratulate Altitude on the expansion of its network and look forward to our long-term partnership,” said Tzvika Friedman, President and CEO of Alvarion. “Increasing network capacity with our Mobile WiMAX solution enables Altitude to maintain a competitive position in the challenging market while ensuring quality of service and innovation for future expansions.”
Alvarion’s end-to-end 4Motion solution is the foundation of the company’s OPEN™ WiMAX ecosystem, which combines BreezeMAX® and other best-in-class systems. A complete all-IP Mobile WiMAX solution, 4Motion is designed to enable service providers to offer subscribers fixed and mobile Personal Broadband services anytime, anywhere. The 4Motion solution is comprised of core network elements, IP radio networking elements and end user devices.
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