NEC (News - Alert) Corporation will supply its iPASOLINK microwave radio solutions series to Polkomtel, a mobile operator in Poland, for rebuilding a nationwide mobile access network. The supply will cover a three year period according to a multiple-year frame contract between the two companies.
Polkomtel serves about 14 million subscribers by offering optimized technological and data communication solutions. HSPA, HSPA+, CDMA, 2G and 3G technologies are leveraged by the company to deliver Internet access to users in big cities and other areas in Poland.
Nicolae Varvara, managing director of NEC Eastern Europe said, “Demand from mobile operators for the renovation of mobile access networks in order to effectively manage continuing mobile traffic increases is gaining momentum worldwide. NEC’s iPASOLINK series has supported more than 100 operators spanning over 80 countries worldwide to address this challenge.”
The contract entails NEC to deploy ultra-compact IP-based microwave links across Poland to optimize the capacity of the 3G backhaul network besides helping Polkomtel to move toward LTE (News - Alert) adoption.
According to officials, NEC microwave radio solutions, including the iPASOLINK200, iPASOLINK400, iPASOLINK1000 and the MS5000 network management system, will be deployed in Poland. Also, professional services delivery like installation, testing of equipment, training and maintenance support services are included.
NEC’s iPASOLINK series delivers various interfaces on a single platform catering to different types of transmission requirements. Mobile operators are empowered to enhance their mobile access network by upgrading their software instead of buying new equipment.
Recently, NEC provided digital TV broadcasting transmitters for Myanmar Album Media Services or MAMS, through RedLink Communications. MAMS is using DTU-52 and DTL-10 digital TV broadcasting transmitters from NEC, both of which support the digital broadcasting standards, including DVB-T. These small eco-friendly models consume less power as they incorporate new power amplifiers and the latest LDMOS RF power transistors. NEC has already provided broadcasting equipment in Myanmar including the establishment of analog transmission networks.
Edited by Brooke Neuman