Solectek Announces Market Availability of 700 MHz 4G Mobile Broadband System

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Capacity and coverage ideal for network operators and public safety networks in rural and urban regions. The Solution targeted at service providers that are ready to deploy in 700 MHz now or pursuing federal broadband stimulus grants.

The system is extremely versatile and is well positioned for both low density, rural broadband applications and high-density urban rollouts due to the combination of BTS technology and low CPE costs

Solectek Corporation, a leading U.S. manufacturer of broadband wireless equipment announced today the availability of its new mobile broadband platform operating across the 700 MHz licensed frequency bands. The SkyWay-Mobile Series is a complete, end-to-end system solution consisting of a base transceiver station (BTS), fixed and mobile subscriber terminals, element management system (EMS), and voice gateway. The system is ideal for fixed, mobile and hybrid fixed/mobile applications where voice and broadband data services are required.

The SkyWay-Mobile system incorporates state-of-the-art technology including a smart antenna system coupled to powerful tower-top amplifiers to deliver industry leading coverage and capacity. "The system is extremely versatile and is well positioned for both low density, rural broadband applications and high-density urban rollouts due to the combination of BTS technology and low CPE costs," says Dr. Eric Lee, CEO of Solectek. "We are proud to bring this mobile broadband solution to the market in the newly licensed 700 MHz spectrum. The system is available for delivery at this time. The system is a perfect candidate for operators that are interested in quickly capturing the market share using products available in the 700 MHz bands or for operators who would like to get their 700 MHz services jump started with the help of the federal broadband stimulus package. Either way, we are way ahead of other technologies and products in terms of market availability and feature sets", adds Dr. Lee. Operators can now submit grant applications for broadband infrastructure deployments to federal government agencies such as NITA and USDA. The application deadline for Phase I of these federal stimulus programs is August 14, 2009.

The SkyWay-Mobile system offers these unique features:

  • 15 Mbps net throughput per BTS sector, 4.8 bps/Hz efficiency
  • Optimal combination of OFDMA and CDMA technologies
  • 8-element smart antenna array
  • Tower-top power amplifier system
  • Multiple subscriber terminal styles available
  • 1-5 MHz channel bandwidth, user configurable
  • Seamless intercell handover
  • QoS, GoS support for flexible carrier service offerings
  • Versatile frequency options, including 700 MHz and 2.5 GHz bands

About Solectek Corporation
Founded in 1989, Solectek has long been a leader in the broadband wireless networking industry. Headquartered in San Diego with offices/partners worldwide, Solectek has installations in over 80 countries. Solectek manufactures a full line of broadband wireless connectivity products from mobile/fixed last-mile access, video surveillance transport to high capacity backhaul up to 1 Gbps in 2 to 80 GHz frequency bands. For more information, visit http://www.solectek.com.

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Mike Cothill
Marketing Communications
858-951-0619

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