Ceragon Networks bags microwave orders from Tele2 Russia

By Telecom
Lead Team:
 Ceragon Networks has received orders for additional microwave
systems and services from Tele2 Russia, a telecommunications company in


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

The additional
systems from Ceragon will enable Tele2 Russia to serve more
subscribers in a wider geographical area, adding more capacity to the regional


systems will continue to backhaul voice and data traffic for mobile telephony
and broadband Internet access applications throughout the regions.


Tele2 Russia chose
Ceragon’s wireless backhaul solutions to provide highly reliable mobile and
data services to subscribers at affordable prices.


solutions and expertise made it possible for us to get our networks up and
running rapidly, enabling us to provide our subscribers with reliable,
cost-effective service. As a result, we were able to monetize the services we
offer to customers very quickly, and achieve a positive return on our
investments,” said Ritvars Krievs, CTO of Tele2 Russia.  


Tele2 Russia also
chose Ceragon because they wanted an immediately deployable solution for their
2G and 2.5G networks, which could seamlessly transition to a 3G and 4G/LTE
network at a later date. Tele2 is Russia’s fourth largest mobile operator
with over 20 million subscribers.


Since 2010,
Ceragon’s solutions, which combine TDM and Ethernet technology, offered a
cost-effective and risk-free migration path from legacy systems to an all-IP


high-capacity wireless backhaul solutions were the right choice for Tele2’s
requirements,” said Ira Palti, President and CEO of Ceragon.


Recently, a
mobile operator in Latin America selected Ceragon to provide long-haul
connectivity for new 3G sites and increased capacity for its enterprise users.


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