Selected by three leading North American operators to deploy and improve 5G connectivity in dense urban & in rural areas
Little Falls, New Jersey, June 30, 2021 - Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT), the global innovator and leading solutions provider of 5G wireless transport, has announced new orders and renewed partnerships with large North American service providers. These orders focus on expanding 5G network reach in dense areas, as well as keeping rural areas connected, up to speed, and able to compete with the rest of the world on a level footing. These material orders, among others, have resulted in strong Q2 bookings in North America.
One of the companies who selected Ceragon is a large Tier 1 North American carrier who field-tested multiple solutions. As Ceragon performed better than competitors, the operator successfully deployed, validated, and accepted Ceragon’s Multiband Solution delivering a staggering 10 Gbps over 4 miles. Thanks to this solution, mobile subscribers will see higher download speeds and the operator will enjoy increased customer satisfaction and reduced churn.
Ira Palti, President & CEO of Ceragon Networks, commented: “All across the world, we deliver a complete 5G offering with increased capacity and coverage, and low latency. In North America, we’re proud to provide a growing number of Tier 1 operators with robust, high capacity, field-proven technologies, and a complete end-to-end service offering that delivers operational efficiency, an improved customer experience, and absolute peace of mind. This was translated into strong bookings in North America in Q2.”
In today’s post-corona economy, with remote work still highly prevalent, end-users need reliable and fast broadband connectivity more than ever. Especially in rural North America, broadband connectivity has become an essential service and a virtual lifeline. In support of 5G traffic, operators need significantly more capacity and better performance. But because fiber optic is either not possible or economically not viable in these areas, there is a growing need for wireless multi-gigabit transport over distances greater than two miles.
To meet this demand, more and more operators turn to Ceragon to provide a compact, reliable, and scalable wireless transport solution for challenging, long-distance rural deployments. With higher link throughput, node aggregation capacities, and multi carrier load balancing, Ceragon’s solutions have enabled operators to offer end-users higher value services. As a dependable and stable supplier, Ceragon has been able to meet aggressive project schedules, working against harsh weather conditions in some remote areas.
About Ceragon Networks Ltd.
Ceragon Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: CRNT) is the global innovator and leading solutions provider of 5G wireless transport. We help operators and other service providers worldwide increase operational efficiency and enhance end customers’ quality of experience with innovative wireless backhaul and fronthaul solutions. Our customers include service providers, public safety organizations, government agencies and utility companies, which use our solutions to deliver 5G & 4G broadband wireless connectivity, mission-critical multimedia services, stabilized communications, and other applications at high reliability and speed.
Ceragon’s unique multicore technology and disaggregated approach to wireless transport provides highly reliable, fast to deploy, high-capacity wireless transport for 5G and 4G networks with minimal use of spectrum, power, real estate, and labor resources. It enables increased productivity, as well as simple and quick network modernization, positioning Ceragon as a leading solutions provider for the 5G era. We deliver a complete portfolio of turnkey end-to-end AI-based managed and professional services that ensure efficient network rollout and optimization to achieve the highest value for our customers. Our solutions are deployed by more than 400 service providers, as well as more than 800 private network owners, in more than 150 countries. For more information please visit: www.ceragon.com
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