Allgon Microwave, a pioneer of integrated Ethernet point-to-point microwave systems, has been awarded two significant contracts in Scandinavia. First, Generic Mobile has selected the company as a supplier of microwave radios for its wireless broadband network in Sweden.
Generic Mobile is a telecom operator and the leading supplier of critical communications in Sweden. It owns and runs the Minicall radio network, which has nationwide coverage and focuses on companies with high demands on high availability.
Allgon and Generic have signed a supply agreement for IP-based Ethernet microwave links. The operator will use both the medium capacity AMR Streamline platform (4-36 MBPS) as well as the high capacity AMR Transcend platform (50-100 MBPS) in the network.
Peter Thysell, director of business development at Generic Mobile, stated, “The main reason why we have chosen Allgon Microwave is that we have good experience from their radio links with high availability and the products’ total cost of ownership, but also because we want to evaluate their high capacity platform with sustained availability during bad weather conditions.”
iBand, a European wireless broadband operator offering IEEE 802.20 iBurst solutions, has also selected Allgon as the supplier of microwave radios for its wireless broadband network in Norway. According to the settlement, Ethernet microwave radio backhaul communication solutions will be supplied and the operator will use both the medium capacity AMR Streamline platform and the AMR Transcend platform.
Jean-Francois Santé, CTO at iBand, commented, “We received excellent references from colleagues in the market that Allgon Microwave has the most suitable portfolio and the best experience in building IP-based Ethernet backhaul networks. By selecting their products we will get the highest data throughput per dollar spent and as a result we minimize the risks of problems with data backhaul during our network rollout.”