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Ceragon Provides Wireless Backhaul Solutions to Globacom Nigeria
Ceragon Networks Ltd., a provider of high-capacity, 4G/LTE-Ready wireless backhaul networks, has announced that Globacom Nigeria will utilize the company’s advanced FibeAir IP-10 solution for backhauling voice and data services as part of its broadband access solutions portfolio for enterprise users. Globacom Nigeria, an African telecom operator, will also benefit from Ceragon’s comprehensive management software and installation services.
The operator offers a variety of services including mobile broadband access, voice/data access to business and more. Globacom Nigeria has over 25 million subscribers in Nigeria and owns network assets in other African markets including Benin, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Gambia.
“Our customers rely on us to deliver reliable, value-add voice and data applications,” said Mohammed Jameel, COO of Globacom. “By using Ceragon’s backhaul solutions, we can ensure a constant, high-quality transmission and high capacity services.”
Ceragon’s solutions allow for a simple and cost efficient migration path to all-IP, high-capacity wireless backhaul networks. The company’s FibeAir IP-10 solutions coupled with high-transmit power radio frequency units (RFU) enable higher capacities at any link budget, improving access, aggregation and backbone/long-haul transport applications. The company has also recently launched an energy-efficient RFU that implements adaptive power technology to increase link length and capacity while reducing the overall system power consumption.
“Nigeria is one of the world’s most important markets for broadband services and is currently ranked as the largest online market in Africa,” said Ira Palti, President and CEO of Ceragon. “Our technology makes wireless broadband applications accessible and more affordable by providing high quality radio transmission. Furthermore our professional services offering, and 24/7 support matches the needs of operators such as Globacom Nigeria. Ceragon is committed to increasing our footprint in Africa, and Nigeria in particular, working with industry leaders in this expanding market.”