Canary Islands select Alvarion to deploy wireless broadband network

Telecomlead Team:
Alvarion, a provider of
optimized wireless broadband solutions has announced that it was selected by
the Canary Islands Government to supply, install and implement wireless
broadband connectivity in remote areas as well as three hundred educational


Alvarion’s solution addresses a number of challenges such
as connecting three hundred educational centers located on 7 islands, and
overcoming rugged terrain and long distances.


The government owned network is leveraging Alvarion’s 4G
technology, allowing a broadband connection of at least 6 Mbps, reducing the
digital divide and significantly improving the efficiency of the Regional


“The deployment of a private telecommunications
network using Alvarion’s technology allows us to connect our remote public
schools to the Internet over a wireless network. We have experienced a data deficit
due to the telecommunications companies having a lack of adequate
infrastructure to bring a quality network to these rural areas,” said
Chief Technology Officer of Canary Islands Government, Roberto Moreno.


Together with local distributor, Telcom, Alvarion’s
BreezeMAX Extreme 5000 Point-to-Multipoint technology was selected as it is
specifically built for stability and reliability in the most rugged situations.


BreezeMAX Extreme is based on Alvarion’s robust
technology designed to support data-intensive applications such as access to
the Internet, connection to mobile devices and video surveillance services.


This is a clear tribute to our professional
expertise and commitment to delivering a true wireless broadband experience,”
states Eran Gorev, President and CEO of Alvarion.


The company is showcasing new solutions for mobile operators, service providers,
governments and enterprises at Mobile World Congress 2012.

Alvarion’s product portfolio provides a wide range of broadband wireless
solutions for the growing needs of today’s end-user requirements allowing
customers to easily expand their network and service offering.


Alvarion has also been selected as a finalist for the
prestigious GSMA Global Mobile Award 2012 for the category, Best Mobile
Broadband Technology.


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