TEL AVIV, Israel, May 19, 2009 - Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: CRNT), a
leading provider of high-capacity, LTE-Ready wireless backhaul solutions, today announced that
Codetel, the leading fixed and mobile operator of the Dominican Republic is expanding its
communications network using Ceragon equipment. Codetel, a subsidiary of America Movil, the
leading wireless service provider in Latin America, will implement Ceragon’s FibeAir 3200T long
haul trunk solution to upgrade and replace parts of its existing fixed and mobile backbone
network. Sales, installation and project management for this project were handled by
TeleNetworks Broadband Solutions (www.telenetworkspr.com). The deal is valued at over $3
million in revenue for Ceragon.
“We are responding to the need for additional data capacity and are moving quickly to
upgrade and expand our backbone network,” said Eng. Juan Mota Network Planning and
Engineering Director at Codetel. “The FibeAir 3200T features excellent flexibility and modularity.
This allows us to implement a simple upgrade concept and replace legacy equipment under live
FibeAir 3200T provides high capacity connectivity using multiple STM-1, OC-3, FE or GbE,
and enables the deployment of voice and data services for rapidly growing networks. Codetel will
utilize the solution in a variety of N+1 configurations, including the aggregation of 16 OC-3 into a
single, ultra-high capacity logical channel. With FibeAir 3200T, which utilizes Ceragon’s highpower
RF unit (RFU-HP) Codetel benefits from superior radio performance enabling it to reach
longer distances without increasing antenna size. Additionally, the system includes two receivers
and one transmitter in each RF unit giving it a built-in Diversity capability which further increases
the reliability of the link.
“We are proud to extend our relationship with Codetel and help this important operator
meet its capacity requirements,” said Ira Palti, President and Chief Executive Officer of Ceragon.
“Over the past year we have seen a growing interest in our advanced Trunk solution. As a result,
our FibeAir 3200 family of solutions is now deployed by leading operators around the world and
serves both SDH/SONET and IP wireless networks.”
The Dominican Telephony Company is the leading provider in the Dominican Republic of
telecommunication services including wireline, wireless, long distance, internet and data with their
recognized brands Codetel and Claro. Based in Santo Domingo and in service since 1930,
Codetel is the only provider in the Dominican Republic that offers a complete telecommunications
portfolio, which allows to segment their customer preferences. It is an America Movil Group
subsidiary, which is the leading provider of wireless services in Latin America with operations in
several countries of the American Continent.
About TeleNetworks Broadband Solutions, Inc.:
TeleNetworks Broadband Solutions, Inc. is a San Juan, Puerto Rico based reseller and systems
integrator with over 20 years of experience in providing telecommunications networking solutions
to carriers, utilities, service providers, MSOs and enterprises in Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic,
and the rest of the Caribbean. Visit www.telenetworkspr.com.