Date: 3rd September 2009
03 September 2009 – ip.access, the leading developer of 2G and 3G in-building wireless solutions, today announced that it has signed a frame contract with European mobile operator group Tele2.
The ip.access nanoGSM system delivers valuable extra coverage and bandwidth so that customers can use their mobile devices for 2G voice and data services indoors and in areas of high network traffic - without fear of their call being dropped or the data flow being interrupted.
The ip.access nanoBTS picocell plugs into an existing IP broadband connection, and provides a reliable and cost-effective means for an operator to immediately improve the quality of service for subscribers.
Commenting on the news, Jamie Cave, VP sales EMEA said, “We are delighted that Tele2 has chosen ip.access to provide the technology to improve network coverage and capacity levels for the benefit of its customers. Our agreement with Tele2 demonstrates the ongoing demand for our 2G picocell technology worldwide, and underlines ip.access as a market leader and innovator of cellular-over-IP solutions for mobile operators.”
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Based in Cambridge, UK, ip.access ltd ( www.ipaccess.com ) is a leading manufacturer of cost-effective picocell and femtocell infrastructure solutions for GSM, GPRS, EDGE and 3G. These solutions bring IP and cellular technologies together to drive down costs and increase coverage and capacity of mobile networks.
The ip.access nanoGSM® is the world’s most deployed picocell solution. It provides GSM, GPRS and EDGE coverage and capacity for offices, shops and (using satellite backhaul) passenger aircraft, ships and remote rural areas.
ip.access is also the company behind the multi-award winning Oyster 3G™ femtocell technology, which increases cell capacity and coverage, drives down costs and dramatically improves the 3G user experience at home. The recently launched nano3G™ picocell builds on the same technology foundations.
With deployments in more than 40 live networks around the world and growing, ip.access is the partner of choice for operators competing in the new converged marketplace.
ip.access counts Scottish Equity Partners, Rothschild Gestion, Intel Capital, Amadeus Capital Partners, ADC, Cisco, Qualcomm and Motorola Ventures among its shareholders.
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