TIM Brasil Awards 3-year Backhaul Microwave Deal to Siae Microelettronica

TIM Brasil Awards 3-year Backhaul Microwave Deal to Siae Microelettronica Image Credit: Siae Microelettronica

TIM Brasil, a leading mobile operator in Brazil, has awarded new mobile backhaul microwave radio network deal to Siae Microelettronica. The 3-years contract covers TIM's new LTE network upgrade to extend its 4G service coverage. 

TIM aimed to extend its existing mobile network by adding new 4G LTE sites. To interconnect the new sites to the existing wireless infrastructure TIM decided to rely on high capacity microwave radio, offering multi-gigabit connectivity and the flexibility needed to address deployment in an urban environment.

Siae Microelecttronica will supply its latest generations of SM-OS based microwave and millimetre wave platforms including ALFOplus zero foot print solution, AGS-20 split-mount solution operating at frequencies from 6 to 38GHz up to 2048QAM and its ALFOplus80HD operating at 80GHz solution reaching over 2Gbps capacity.

Along with the hardware Siae Microelettronica will also provide all the related services from site survey, installation & commissioning for the regions of its competence.

Based in Milano, Italy, Siae Microelettronica is an international provider of licensed microwave radio products (6-42GHz frequencies), along with an extensive product portfolio which also includes, E-band radios, multiplexers, cell site gateways, network switching devices and network management systems.

Luigi Lovati, Latam General Manager
We are pleased of this award that sees our solution used to expand our previously deployed microwave infrastructure, as well as entering into a new network region. This award, worth over 50% of the project, is a strong sign of recognition and confirmation of our ongoing relationship with TIM.

Macro Di Costanzo, Engineering Director, TIM Brazil
Siae Microelettronica has been selected as key provider for supply equipment and services to support our large microwave roll-out, deploying the latest innovative technology to fulfil the requirements of LTE advanced backhaul network.

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