Access Telecom picks NewNet for WiMAX upgrade

4 Apr 2012

In a press release, NewNet Communication Technologies has announced that Bangladesh-based corporate broadband provider Access Telecom (AccessTEL) has selected its WiMAX solution as the core wireless technology behind its migration from a pre-WiMAX to certified WiMAX standard platform. According to the release, Access Telecom plans to roll out high-performance broadband to businesses and residents throughout Bangladesh, including upgrading existing pre-WiMAX equipment as well as deploying new WiMAX sites. Access Telecom says it currently offers internet and data services including private corporate networks, managed services and multicasting, reaching customers nationwide via a combination of satellite, 3.5GHz wireless and fibre-optic technologies. Zain Omar, CEO of Access Telecom, said: ‘Our rollout plans are designed to bring a high level of broadband connectivity to our customers in a very short time. NewNet will help us meet these standards and time commitments and enable us to bring broadband to every corner of the country. Our Bangladesh residential and corporate customers will experience a superior level of internet connectivity with fast speeds, easy access and consistently high quality of service.’ Scott Morrison, president of NewNet’s telecom infrastructure unit, added: ‘WiMAX technology with its field proven performance, ease of installation and attractive cost efficiencies, is the ideal technology to meet Access Telecom’s time to market needs for deploying its services.’

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