Tuesday, 12 April 2011 8:48 AM

Our Telekom Selects Altobridge for Remote Community Expansion

KERRY TECHNOLOGY PARK, Ireland (Business Wire)Solomon Islands mobile network operator, Our Telekom, has selected the Altobridge lite-siteT as its solution of choice to bring first-time mobile connectivity to remote communities throughout the Solomon Islands.

The low-cost, solar-powered Altobridge solution will bring voice, SMS and mobile data connectivity to previously unconnected communities.

Steve Hall, Executive Director, Our Telekom, said, "Bringing mobile connectivity to hundreds of unconnected communities is core to our corporate mission.

"We chose the Altobridge lite-siteT because of its operational cost efficiency and its ease of deployment. The solution minimizes transmission costs and consumes the lowest amount of power we have seen within the industry, making it ideal for solar power. The solution met our key requirements."

Mike Fitzgerald, CEO of Altobridge, said, "Our Telekom's decision to choose the Altobridge lite-siteT further underpins our position as the No. 1 industry provider of low operating cost, remote community and enterprise mobile network solutions. We look forward to working closely with Our Telekom."

ABOUT ALTOBRIDGE

Altobridge wireless network solutions provide a lower capital and lower operating cost option for the delivery of voice and mobile broadband services, enabling mobile network operators to connect unconnected communities and enterprises at minimum cost.

Central to this lie a series of patented and patent-pending technologies, namely: Data at the EdgeT (data optimization in wireless networks), Local ConnectivityT (local voice switching) and Split ArchitectureT (transmission and power optimization), all of which - individually and combined - drive down communications delivery costs for mobile network operators, by reducing backhaul and power consumption costs.

The Altobridge lite-siteT is designed to meet the needs of 100 to 1,500-size subscriber communities.

Altobridge solutions are deployed and operational in over 20 countries worldwide.

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