SOURCE: Elektrobit Group Oyj

December 04, 2006 02:15 ET


OULUNSALO, FINLAND -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 4, 2006 --

ITU Telecom, Hong-Kong, 4. December, 2006. Elektrobit announced today the availability of its suite of WiMAX modules. These ODM products will shorten the time-to-market of new WiMAX base stations and products. The products are targeted for telecom vendors and operators.

Elektrobit's new cost-efficient WiMAX 802.16e BTS modules shorten the development time of WiMAX network solutions. The BTS modules allow various site applications by one configuration, easy installation and commissioning and flexible higher capacity configurations. To ensure low operational cost for radio networks, the BTS modules can be configured, software upgraded and diagnosed remotely.

Elektrobit WiMAX Baseband Module is utilising the latest SDR baseband technology - there is capacity for future feature upgrades of WiMAX, which makes the Elektrobit BTS module a future-proof investment. The Remote Radio head module will be available at 4W power for 2.5GHz and 3.5GHz TDD frequency bands. These module products will be available for trials during 3Q/07 and for volume deliveries during 4Q/07.

"This is a win for all OEMs targeting to develop WiMAX products. Now we can speed up the development time of WiMAX products by offering these modules to them. Further, this is a major step for us in implementing our new corporate strategy - crystallizing 20 years of R&D experience into state-of-the-art products", says Mr. Kauko Väinämö, Director, Elektrobit's Radio Network Solutions Business Unit.

The products are displayed at the ITU Telecom fair at stand 10042.06 in hall 10.

Further information:

Tomi Väisänen Sales Director Elektrobit Radio Network Solutions Business Unit Tel. +358 40 344 3883

About Elektrobit Elektrobit is a Technology Company specialized in embedded software and hardware solutions for selected automotive and wireless environments. Elektrobit delivers software systems and navigation solutions for cars, advanced reference design terminals, IP radio base station modules, as well as R&D services and testing, material handling and process automation equipment for the electronics industry and teleoperators. Elektrobit employs some 2,000 professionals in 13 countries. The net sales for the year 2005 totalled MEUR 212.5. Elektrobit Group Plc. is listed on OMX Helsinki.

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