Ceragon bags orders from Florida Rural Broadband Alliance

Telecom Lead America: Wireless backhaul specialist
Ceragon Networks announced that it has won orders for high-capacity wireless
backhaul point-to-point and point-to-multipoint solutions and last mile
equipment from the Florida Rural Broadband Alliance (FRBA).

The FRBA selected Ceragon’s FibeAir IP-10G and FibeAir 2500 wireless
backhaul solutions for its new all-IP network.

“We selected Ceragon’s solutions to build our rural
network because of their reliable high-capacity performance, the superior
quality of their technology, and the company’s experience and expertise,”
said Gina Reynolds, CEO of Florida’s Heartland REDI, Inc. and
Co-Manager of Florida Rural Broadband Alliance.

Funded by federal broadband stimulus funds, the
deployment is part of a network that will bring high-speed broadband service to
un-served and underserved communities in 15 rural counties in Florida.

The deployment is part of the FRBA’s project to build a
new “middle mile” broadband infrastructure, connecting two rural
areas of Florida.

“Ceragon’s all-IP solutions carry a variety of voice
and data services and also facilitate a cost-efficient network set-up and fast
ROI. The combination of Ceragon’s technology and expertise will enable the FRBA
to provide high-capacity, broadband services directly to these underserved
communities in Florida, helping to stimulate the economy there,”
said Ira Palti, president and CEO of Ceragon.

The company said that high-speed broadband access is
expected to create jobs, enhance public safety, improve the delivery of
healthcare services, enhance emergency services, and promote educational
opportunities for the disadvantaged communities located within these rural

Ceragon Networks bags microwave orders from Tele2 Russia

Recently, Ceragon Networks received orders for additional
microwave systems and services from Tele2 Russia, a telecommunications
company in Europe.

Ceragon is providing high-capacity wireless backhaul to
Tele2 in 15 of the 37 regions in Russia covered by the operator.
Ceragon’s wireless backhaul solutions are currently being deployed in
Tele2 Russia’s regional networks.

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