Mobile WiMAX in Russia
Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2009 17:14
BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 19, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- RWM Alliance (an Alliance Group Company), the leading Russian system integrator for wireless networks, and JSC Concern Sozvezdie, the innovative developing and manufacturing company for broadband wireless equipment and systems from Voronezh, Russia, announced today in the Mobile World Congress 2009 conference in Barcelona, that they began local manufacturing of Mobile WiMAX equipment based on Mobile WiMAX solutions from Runcom Technologies Ltd., the world's pioneer of OFDMA(r) enabling technologies for Mobile WiMAX.
Sozvezdie also announced that it will soon be able to demonstrate a Mobile WiMAX end-to-end network, providing cellular service providers a complete WiMAX network, made, for the first time, by a Russian entity.
"We are proud to have the opportunity to develop and manufacture in Russia state of the art WiMAX equipment, based on the leading OFDMA technology from Runcom,'' said Mr. Alexander Garmanov, Sozvezdie's CTO. Mr. Serge Alyoshin, CIO of Alliance Group and CEO of RWM Alliance, added that "Alliance Group is confident that this new WiMAX equipment will be deployed in the near future in numerous locations throughout Russia, and provide the new experience of Mobile Broadband Wireless applications and services to subscribers.'' Mr. Israel Koffman, V.P. of Marketing at Runcom, added that "Runcom is very excited to cooperate with Alliance Group and Sozvezdie in order to deepen the proliferation of the OFDMA technology in Eastern European countries.''