Ceragon Selected for High-Capacity Wireless Backbone Network in Colombia

Ira Palti - Chief Executive Officer & President Ira Palti - Chief Executive Officer & President Credit: Ceragon Networks

Ceragon Networks, the leading provider of wireless backhaul solutions, Thursday announced that it has been selected by Andired Colombia to provide high-capacity backhaul solutions as part of a new nationwide broadband network deployment. The high-capacity backbone network will be based on Ceragon’s cutting-edge IP-20 product line.

Andired which leads a consortiums of local companies has won the broadband expansion tender launched by Colombia's Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (Mintic)Andired provides voice and data services with capacities ranging from 500Mbps to 3.5Gbps.

According to Ceragon, the deployment of high capacity wireless backhaul network that will cover 27 municipalities in the Orinoquia, Amazonia and Pacifico regions is expected to be completed in 2015. 

This is a project of national importance as it will help to improve the quality of life for Colombians living in rural regions and enable future 4G services across the service territory. We chose Ceragon’s IP-20 product line based on its technical performance, energy savings features and compact design.”

 

-      Henry Zambrano, General Manager of Andired

"We are excited to be selected to provide our products and expertise in support of such a strategic project. Andired is Colombia’s leading expert service provider in rural Colombia and we are proud to partner with them and support them to achieve their goal of connecting millions of new users to high-speed communication services.”

-       Ira Palti, President and CEO of Ceragon

Ray is a news editor at The Fast Mode, bringing with him more than 10 years of experience in the wireless industry.

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