Dialog Telekom Expands Use of Harris Stratex Networks Wireless Transmission Solutions for Network Buildout and 3G Service Delivery
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina – February 26, 2008 – Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: HSTX), the leading independent supplier of turnkey wireless transmission solutions, today announced a multimillion dollar contract with Dialog Telekom Sri Lanka for the supply of Eclipse™ nodal wireless transmission equipment.
This deal represents orders from Dialog Telekom, who has used all of the advanced features of the Eclipse microwave platform in the rapid growth of their GSM network, the country’s largest mobile phone network. Utilizing the Eclipse platform’s unique Super-PDH™ and XPIC technologies, Dialog has fully optimized the available radio spectrum, with up to two and a half times the typical payload transported over a single radio channel.
As an Eclipse customer for more than three years, Dialog Telekom was quick to embrace Eclipse’s proven ability to optimize network capacity and performance and increase capacity where and when required with minimal cost and operational impact. Dialog Telekom continues to use Harris Stratex products and solutions because of Harris Stratex’ ability to rapidly deliver and deploy an exceptionally performing product.
“The Eclipse wireless platform perfectly meets our requirements for a scalable and high performance transmission radio,” stated Rosman Mat Ali, Group CTO of Dialog Telekom. “With this expansion, many more areas in our networks will benefit from better coverage, along with superior quality of service. Furthermore, Harris Stratex transmission equipment will play a significant role in the delivery of new 3G services across the country.”
“In Sri Lanka, Dialog Telekom was the first user of our advanced Eclipse technology in their network,” stated Raj Kumar, vice president, Asia Pacific Sales and Services, Harris Stratex Networks. “We are excited that our partnership with Dialog Telekom continues and that they have once again chosen Eclipse to implement their core backbone network. This again demonstrates that Eclipse provides a market-leading solution for the wireless transport of voice and data with scalable capacity and quality of service controls.”
About Dialog Telekom
Dialog Telekom, an ISO 9001 certified company is a subsidiary of Telekom Malaysia. Dialog operates 2.5G and 3G Mobile Communications networks supporting the very latest in multimedia and mobile Internet services. The Company has the distinction of being the first 3G operator in South Asia to commence commercial operations. Its local coverage spans all provinces of Sri Lanka, while international roaming is provided in over 200 countries. Dialog Telekom, the largest and fastest growing cellular service in Sri Lanka, serves a subscriber base in excess of four million Sri Lankans. Additional Information is available at www.dialog.lk.
About Harris Stratex Networks
Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. is the world's leading independent supplier of turnkey wireless transmission solutions. The company offers reliable, flexible and scalable wireless network solutions, backed by comprehensive professional services and support. Harris Stratex Networks serves all global markets, including mobile network operators, public safety agencies, private network operators, utility and transportation companies, government agencies and broadcasters. Customers in more than 135 countries depend on Harris Stratex Networks to build, expand and upgrade their voice, data and video solutions. Harris Stratex Networks is recognized around the world for innovative, best-in-class wireless networking solutions and services. For more information, visit www.HarrisStratex.com.
Eclipse™ is a registered trademark of Harris Stratex Networks or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries.
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