Sunday, November 7, 2010

Aviat Supplies WiMAX in Nigeria

Aviat Networks announced a contract to supply its StarMAX WiMAX Broadband system, including base stations, Wireless Services Gateway (WSG) and end-user devices, to Direct On PC Limited, the leading Internet Service Provider (ISP) in West Africa. The network is to provide broadband services to underserved areas of Nigeria. The wireless infrastructure equipment and services contract includes approximately 200 base station locations. Initially, this equipment will be deployed throughout Lagos, the largest city in Nigeria and second largest in Africa. Subsequent installations will occur in Abuja, the national capital, and Port Harcourt, the primary Nigerian port and also one of Nigeria's largest cities.