Lemko Briefs Congressional Task Force on Rural Mobile Broadband Challenges

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Brian Ponte, Vice President of Business Development for Lemko Corporation spoke to the Congressional Rural Caucus - Rural Telecommunications Task Force on the challenges of providing mobile broadband service in rural areas. The February 23rd briefing discussed the unique challenges of rural carriers and provided input to the National Broadband Plan roadmap for reforming policies to expand broadband access to all Americans.

Brian Ponte, Vice President of Business Development for Lemko Corporation spoke to the Congressional Rural Caucus - Rural Telecommunications Task Force on the challenges of providing mobile broadband service in rural areas. The February 23rd briefing discussed the unique challenges of rural carriers and provided input to the National Broadband Plan roadmap for reforming policies to expand broadband access to all Americans. The Rural Cellular Association (RCA), wireless provider Cellcom and CTIA also presented.

"The future of broadband is mobile," said Brian Ponte. "Telecommunication policies must encompass mobile requirements and improve spectrum availability to rural communities so they have the same access to economic development as metropolitan areas."

Lemko's solutions offer a sustainable business model for small rural markets. The products deliver mobile broadband services, are IP-based and are software upgradeable to next generation LTE radio access technology. Lemko's cellular solutions provide local termination of data and voice traffic and are compatible with existing networks.

About Lemko
Lemko is a premier communications software firm that provides a complete mobile network at the cell site, distributing the core intelligence to the edge of the network and creating a reliable, flat IP architecture. This next-generation technology eliminates backhaul, provides local termination and delivers the industry's network vision for 4G cellular. Lemko's patented and highly scalable solution supports 2.5G, 3G, and 4G radio access (RAN) technologies while offering full compatibility with existing systems at a ground breaking price point. Lemko is 4G-ing Ahead with broadband mobile, homeland security and enterprise solutions. Lemko is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois, USA.

For further information, please contact Faye Vorick at fvorick(at)lemko(dot)com.

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