SOURCE: Telrad Networks

Telrad Networks - global provider of 4G solutions - with WiMAX & LTE base station and CPE

September 11, 2013 09:00 ET

Telrad Networks and Raycap Partner With OTE to Deliver Wireless Broadband Connectivity to Rural Greek Areas

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL--(Marketwired - September 11, 2013) - Telrad Networksa global provider of wireless telecommunication solutions, is providing to Greek system integrator Raycap an innovative broadband wireless solution based on the BreezeCOMPACT™, to connect rural Greek areas without the need for installing additional wireline infrastructure.

Raycap has signed a contract with OTE (Hellenic Telecommunications Organization S.A.) for the supply, installation, operational launch and maintenance of a Point-to-Multipoint fixed wireless access network in rural areas of Greece, which will replace existing legacy infrastructure. The OTE tender included ten wireless vendors in the first phase, with four finalists participating in the trial phase.

The initial site surveys and the rollout of the network are currently underway, to provide voice and broadband services to 150 sites in 2013.

Telrad's flagship product, the BreezeCOMPACT, part of the 4G broadband wireless access (BWA) portfolio acquired from Alvarion, has a unique single-box architecture which provides macro base-station performance in an optimized all-outdoor small-cell form factor with software radio design, enabling a smooth evolution from WiMAX to LTE-Advanced. Telrad purchased Alvarion's BWA division in May 2013.

About OTE
Hellenic Telecommunications Organization (OTE S.A.) is the largest telecommunications provider in the Greek market. OTE, together with its subsidiaries, forms one of the leading telecommunications groups in Southeastern Europe, employing almost 30,000 people in four countries (Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania). OTE offers a full range of products and services, from broadband services, fixed and mobile telephony, to high-speed data communications and line rental services for markets including real-estate and professional training. COSMOTE, a member of the OTE Group, holds the leading position in the Greek mobile telephony market and has established itself as one of the biggest mobile operators in Southeast Europe. OTE is a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom. (www.ote.gr)

About Raycap
Raycap develops innovative solutions that support and protect the world's critical telecommunications, power and transportation networks, as well as renewable energy infrastructures. Raycap's Network Solutions business unit provides a full range of products for power, copper, fiber optic and cellular telephony networks. The business unit also offers tailor-made solutions and other value-added services to customers in South Eastern Europe. Raycap's Network Solutions business unit has two manufacturing facilities; one in the northern Greek town of Drama and the other at Bucharest in Romania. The headquarters of Raycap are in Maroussi, Athens. (www.raycap.com)

About Telrad Networks
Telrad Networks is a global provider of innovative 4G wireless and telecommunications solutions, boasting over 280 4G deployments in 150 countries. With its acquisition of the BreezeMAX™ and BreezeCOMPACT™ product suite, Telrad stands at the forefront of the technology evolution of next-generation WiMAX and LTE solutions. Since 1951, the company has been a recognized pioneer in the telecom industry, facilitating the connectivity needs of millions of end-users through operators, ISPs and vertical markets. The company is backed by private equity fund Fortissimo Capital. Watch our new corporate video.

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