GT&T selects Airspan for WiMAX network

13 Jul 2007

Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T) has awarded Airspan Networks a USD4.5 million contract to upgrade its broadband wireless access (WiMAX) network in the 3.5GHz frequency band, using its flagship HiperMAX platform and customer premises equipment.

GT&T offers a wide range of fixed and mobile services in Guyana. The wireless network will support a full offering of voice and broadband data services and next generation applications and expand GT&T’s footprint to bring enhanced and broader coverage throughout the country. During the first phase of the WiMAX initiative, GT&T is targeting 6,800 subscribers in the coastal Essequibo region.


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