Africa INX, Leading ISP in S. Africa, Deploys RADWIN 5000 to Drive High-Capacity Services to SMEs
RADWIN's wireless broadband radios operate in heavy interference & non line-of-sight
TEL AVIV, Israel, August 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
RADWIN (http://www.radwin.com), the global provider of Backhaul and Broadband Wireless solutions, today announced that Africa INX, an ISP based in Gauteng, deployed the RADWIN 5000 point-to-multipoint solution to deliver high-capacity services to businesses requiring a reliable, fast connection. The RADWIN 5000 base station was installed at the Irene Mall, and covers the entire R21 office park. The RADWIN installation is also backhauled into the Africa INX fibre node in R21 through which Africa INX provides Internet, MPLS and other related services.
RADWIN 5000 point-to-multipoint solution delivers high-capacity of up to 200 Mbps and guaranteed bandwidth. Incorporating advanced technologies such as MIMO and OFDM, RADWIN 5000 operates in demanding environments including non-line-of-sight, harsh climates and challenging topographies.
Stuart Hardy, Managing Director of Africa INX, stated: "RADWIN's radios perform exceptionally well even in the city environment where there is major interference and many obstacles to direct line-of-sight. RADWIN proved to be the ideal solution for us; the systems are easy to deploy, we had the entire network up and running in just 2 days, and can keep our costs down. Based on our positive experience with RADWIN we will deploy these systems in the future to serve our ever-growing customer base."
Peter Turvey, RADWIN Managing Director SADC: "RADWIN 5000 is the right solution for ISPs such as Africa INX. Durable and robust, our solutions handle the most challenging conditions, and time and again have proven to work in the most extreme environments. We are proud to add Africa INX to our large customer base in South Africa, and are happy that they chose us to fulfill their connectivity needs."
About Africa INX
Africa INX was established in 2009, upon identification of an opportunity and requirement in the market to provide licensed operators with an alternative to the existing "reseller" models currently provided by the four largest Operators in the South African market.
RADWIN is a leading global provider of sub-6 GHz wireless broadband solutions that deliver voice, video and data to fixed and mobile users. RADWIN's high-performance, telco-grade solutions serve telecom carriers and service providers, government and public safety agencies, cities, utilities and transportation organizations. RADWIN's solutions incorporate industry-leading technologies and interference-mitigation mechanisms to deliver high capacity and optimal coverage. RADWIN's solutions are deployed by thousands of customers in over 140 countries.
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