ITASCA, Ill., July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tazca Connects and Telehealth International Partnership (TIP) to deploy turnkey Telehealth solutions for disadvantaged rural areas worldwide based on affordable 4G LTE-as-a-Service. The partnership accelerates high quality healthcare by increasing rural community access to medical specialists.
"TIP and Tazca Connects have partnered to increase access to healthcare through the innovative use of 4G LTE technology. Together they will deliver Telehealth globally to millions in disadvantaged rural areas and developing communities needing healthcare by providing turnkey 4G LTE-as-a-Service that is affordable and high speed," said Matt Jansen, TIP Chief Development Officer. "The turnkey services will enable rural communities to connect to their local healthcare ecosystems to better coordinate and deliver the full spectrum of services providing efficient, cost effective, high quality healthcare to hundreds of thousands globally. This is not a one size fits all global healthcare system and each country, population, region and culture requires careful planning, implementation and evaluation before Telehealth can be integrated to enhance specific areas of need. The combination of TIP's Telehealth applied telemedicine practices, programs and technology integration with Tazca Connects affordable 4G LTE-as-a-Service will make the world a healthier place, especially in disadvantaged areas," said Jansen.
Tazca Connects high speed Internet service is powered by an innovative LTE software platform from Lemko Corporation, bringing cost-effective 4G LTE connectivity to residents and business in rural areas. The LTE fixed wireless broadband service expands the abilities of Operators to deploy affordable rural broadband infrastructure with advanced features on a virtualized software platform at each cell site, directly connecting to the cloud. These benefits result in lower-up front capital expenses and operational costs.
"Two out of every three people in the world currently lack Internet connectivity," said Michael Sisto, Vice President of Sales at Tazca Connects. "The affordability of Tazca Connects 4G LTE-as-Service and our ability to deliver data at 1/5th the traditional cost solves the worldwide connectivity challenge and enables Telehealth delivery as a global application, creating a 'Beyond-Borders-Care-Continuum' for disadvantaged rural areas using High Speed Internet Access. We are working with TIP because of their unparalleled vision to make the world a healthier place. Together we impact global health by enabling LTE-as-a-Service Telehealth solutions that scale affordably from local provider, statewide and nationwide infrastructures supporting everything from acute illness to high risk chronic diseases. The footprint of our two companies expands to every continent and has recently led to great strides in providing cost effective services in China, Macedonia, Honduras, Guatemala, Zambia, Somalia, Nigeria, Canada and the United States," said Sisto.
TeleHealth International Partnership (TIP) has assembled a world renowned Telehealth team of experts to connect our health care systems on a global scale. TIP's mission is to create an integrated worldwide system of care infrastructure to meet our national and international healthcare challenges of the 21st Century and beyond. TIP incorporates a clinically dynamic protocol system that assists in workflow and deployment of each individual Telehealth platform it configures for healthcare systems, providers and consumers. TIP's hybrid IT ecosystem of solutions incorporates evaluating, planning, piloting, beta testing, SaaS hosting, clinical research, implementing, training and supporting with each client in order to provide a holistic Telehealth experience. For more information visit www.telehealthinternationalpartnership.com
About Tazca Connects
Tazca Connects was launched to answer the call for affordable broadband. Our strategic intent is to enable Operators to bring simple and affordable wireless broadband back into their communities. Tazca offers 4G LTE-as-a-Service with the lowest CAPEX and OPEX in the industry so wireless Operators in any environment can deploy carrier grade broadband now without having to worry about hardware and software infrastructure. Instead, Operators can focus on marketing and signing up subscribers with LTE download speeds of up to 150MBps and capacities up to 2000 simultaneous users per tower. Tazca offers pay-as-you-grow models to accelerate cost effective broadband connectivity across diverse global communities. With Tazca, Operators can Plug, Play and Profit with a quality solution deployed at the network edge. Tazca Connects is a subsidiary of Lemko Corporation. For more information visit www.tazcaconnects.com
About Lemko Corporation
Lemko is a Distributed Mobile Wireless Network software company with ultra-low cost Internet based architectures that drive down the cost per GB MHz POP. Lemko is the industry leader in Re-Engineering the Mobile Network for Internet Economics and provides quick deployments of 2G, 3G and 4G LTE cellular systems powered by a virtualized and distributed EPC and IMS core. The company's market leading solutions are available in multiple form factors including macro network, small cell, enterprise access point, On-Demand Cellular (ODC), M2M, cellular on wheels (COWs), man-portable and are deployed with enterprises, carriers, government, and military private network operators. Lemko is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, USA. Additional information is available at www.lemko.com.
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