Strengthening 4G adoption and LTE evolution in the fast-growing region
Barcelona, Spain – Mobile World Congress 2014 – February 26, 2014 — Telrad Networks, a global provider of innovative sub-6 GHz LTE telecom solutions, today announced the partnership agreement with Intelek, headquartered in Brno, Czech Republic, to distribute and support Telrad 4G solutions in Eastern Europe.
“Telrad’s Partner Program is continuing to grow, we welcome Intelek to the Telrad family and appreciate their expertise in the broadband wireless space,” commented Ran Bukshpan, CEO of Telrad. “Intelek has a deep technical understanding of our technology. In addition to providing 4G infrastructure, they offer an impressive combination of customer and technical support, as well as training. Our strategies are perfectly aligned in delivering not only the best LTE solutions to the region, but more importantly to provide a sound and practical evolution to LTE for existing WiMAX operators.”
With this agreement, Intelek will have access to an expanded portfolio of 4G solutions. Intelek customers include fixed and mobile operators that are seeking a path to LTE and cost-effective coverage and capacity solutions for their networks. With a specific focus on the 3.8 GHz solutions, Intelek will take advantage of the BreezeCOMPACT suite, Telrad’s flagship base station products, offering multi-technology operation for WiMAX and LTE platforms, and designed with Software Defined Radio (SDR) technology, enabling operators to migrate to LTE with a very quick and simple software-only upgrade.
Ivo Kraváček, CEO of Intelek, said, “We have seen a strong shift recently in our customer activities, having moved from being a component provider to a full solution provider. Our customers are currently exploring their options for LTE. Our partnership with Telrad will enable us to deliver immediate solutions to our customers, driving them to LTE, with results that will meet their coverage, budget and services requirements.”
Telrad solutions, operating in the sub-6 GHz bands, offer reliable 4G wireless broadband connectivity. With maximum coverage and capacity, operators maintain more efficient, cost-effective networks that deliver an optimal user experience to fixed users as well as those on the move.
Intelek was founded in 1993 as a wholesaler specializing in connectors, cables and connection material for computer networks, telecommunications and electronics. The company serves operators throughout central Europe. Although at its inception, the company was oriented only on selling a wide selection of components in above mentioned areas, its activities have shifted and broadened significantly. (www.intelek.eu)
About Telrad Networks
Telrad Networks is a global provider of innovative LTE telecom solutions, boasting over 280 4G deployments in 100 countries. In 2013, Telrad acquired the Alvarion BWA division, inheriting the BreezeMAX and BreezeCOMPACT product suites, as well as an extensive BWA customer base. Telrad stands at the forefront of the technology evolution of next-generation TD-LTE solutions in the sub-6 GHz market. Since 1951, the company has been a recognized pioneer in the telecom industry, facilitating the connectivity needs of millions of end-users through operators, ISPs and enterprises around the world. The company is financially backed by Fortissimo Capital. (www.telrad.com)