Siklu, a provider of wireless backhaul products, has entered
North America, and is now offering its low-cost millimeter wave radio systems
in the North American market.
delivers carrier-grade millimetric wave Gigabit Ethernet radio solutions. Incorporating
on-board networking capabilities, solutions from Siklu are ideally suited for
mobile backhaul, Carrier Ethernet business services, enterprise, and vertical
The flagship Siklu solution is the EtherHaul E-band radio,
which operates in the licensed 71-76/81-86 GHz portion of the spectrum.
EtherHaul’s all-silicon design enables a price point 80 percent less than
competitive systems. Siklu’s systems are installed in operator and enterprise
networks across Europe.
The EtherHaul, which was successfully launched in the fourth
quarter of 2010 in Europe, will be available in the North American market
starting in the fourth quarter of this year. Siklu will also be exhibiting the
EtherHaul at the 4G World conference and expo in Chicago in October.
We see a tremendous need for a product such as EtherHaul in
North America. Operators are challenged to provide sufficient backhaul capacity
to support mobile broadband applications, and nowhere is this challenge more
acute than in congested urban areas,” said Ilan Moshe, head of the North
The E-band is ideal for shorter-distance high-bandwidth
connections, and Siklu’s EtherHaul system, with an irresistible price and
networking capabilities, will be able to fill operators’ and enterprises’ needs
in urban areas across North America.
Privately held Siklu is backed by prominent and experienced
international investment funds and private investors, led by Evergreen Venture
Partners, DFJ Tamir Fishman, and Argonaut Private Equity.
Recently, Frost & Sullivan presented
Siklu with the New Product Innovation of the Year Award in the Gigabit Ethernet
Radios space for its ground-breaking, all-silicon technology.
By Telecomlead.com Team