Xanadoo Deploys Licensed Back Haul to support Portable/Wireless Broadband Network from ALTIUS Communications
Multiple pre-WiMAX deployments planned throughout the country
LUBBOCK, TX AND PHOENIX, MD -March 27, 2006 - ALTIUS Communications is pleased to announce that Xanadoo, LLC has completed phase one of its licensed back haul network using equipment provided by ALTIUS.
Xanadoo Wireless High-Speed Internet delivers reliable broadband connectivity to homes and small businesses with unprecedented simplicity, flexibility and affordability. Xanadoo currently provides wireless broadband services in Lubbock, Wichita Falls and Abilene, Texas.
"Providing a first class and dependable back haul network for our pre-WiMAX equipment was always paramount in our overall strategy" said Mark Pagon, Chairman and CEO of Xanadoo. "Xanadoo is about delivering a new type of broadband service that offers a richer feature set and is more affordable than DSL or cable modem service. For example, we provide portable connectivity throughout our regional service areas with the ease of a wireless desktop modem or laptop card. We realized early on that to reach our customer service goals we needed to start with a reliable connection to all of our WiMAX POP sites."
Jim Connor, President and CEO of ALTIUS Communications said "Xanadoo wanted a robust licensed back haul network and we were eager to help them achieve this goal. After interviewing several vendors, we chose Ceragon Networks and Dragonwave, Inc to provide 18 GHZ microwave radios for over 20 locations across Texas."
"Xanadoo is all about reliability, flexibility and savings" adds Mark Pagon. "We essentially looked at all the elements of how to bring the most dependable service to our customers. We think that combining fiber optic quality back haul with the most exciting pre-WiMAX service offering in the industry will be a big advantage to our customers."
"We looked at many different factors before deciding to partner with Ceragon and Dragonwave," said Connor. "We needed to build a network to support Xanadoo that was capable of providing QOS, high bandwidth and allow us to work in a protected frequency band just like Xanadoo's WiMAX service. We also required the equipment we chose to be able to grow with Xanadoo and allow future bandwidth upgrades via software downloads. Ceragon and Dragonwave both met the challenge."
Xanadoo, LLC is a leader in delivering simple, flexible and affordable high-speed Internet solutions with its Xanadoo High-Speed Internet service. Xanadoo currently offers service in Lubbock, Abilene and Wichita Falls, Texas and has plans to introduce Xanadoo in many additional Texas markets in 2006 and 2007. Xanadoo uses wireless frequencies in the 2.5 GHz frequency band covering approximately 8,000,000 people in Texas and several other states. Visit http://www.xanadoo.com/ for additional details. Xanadoo's network is powered by Navini Networks, the global leader in providing portable, plug-n-play broadband wireless access solutions.
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About ALTIUS Communications:
Headquartered in Phoenix Maryland, ALTIUS Communications is a leading supplier and integrator to the rapidly growing Broadband Wireless Access ( BWA) Market. ALTIUS maintains a national and international presence through a network of customers and integrators from around the world. ALTIUS has partnered with the best of breed manufacturers in the BWA space to enable the successful pursuit of long term customer satisfaction in support of service provider, government, and enterprise initiatives. ALTIUS serves public and private sector clients with Wireless Technology solutions and onsite professionals for the three main disciplines of broadband wireless; Last Mile Connectivity, Back Haul and Mesh Networks.
Visit us at http://www.altiuscomm.com/.
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