Paramus, New Jersey, December 13, 2011 – Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT), the premier wireless backhaul specialist, today announced that a leading mobile operator in the southern cone region of Latin America has selected Ceragon to provide long-haul connectivity for new 3G sites and increased capacity for its enterprise users. Ceragon is currently serving as the sole supplier for these sites. Ceragon’s Evolution IP Long-Haul will enable a higher level capacity for Ethernet bandwidth and 2G/3G voice and data implementations across the network, allowing for increased accessibility for the insatiable bandwidth growth within Latin America.
“The expanded footprint in the southern cone helps strengthen Ceragon’s role as a primary backhaul solutions provider within the Latin American marketplace,” said Ira Palti, President & CEO of Ceragon Networks. “The need for high-capacity bandwidth for this region is ever-increasing and we are committed to building a robust network capable of meeting our customer’s connectivity needs today and well into the future.”
Evolution Series IP Long-Haul is a versatile and cost-effective multi-radio solution for long distance, high capacity networks and is designed to meet both the current and future needs. Consuming 30% less power than competing long-haul systems, the Evolution IP Long-Haul allows for significant overall savings on the cost of electricity itself, while adding efficient power and heat management capabilities.
The network rollout will commence in Q1 2012 and continue to run throughout the year.