Signs on With Navini for Wireless Systems Integration Nationwide VAR and
Distribution Partnership adds to growing Ecosystem
WiMAX Chipset Release,
Wireless Systems Integration,
WiMAX World USA
August 15, 2007
Digitel Signs on With Navini for Wireless Systems Integration
Richardson, TX -- Navini Networks, the leader in offering
commercial Mobile WiMAX solutions, today announced a nationwide VAR and
distributor partnership with Digitel Corporation, a leading wireless
systems integration company.
|Digitel will be providing
the 802.16e Mobile WiMAX(TM) solution with Beamforming and MIMO from
Navini Networks(1), the most experienced provider of portable wireless
broadband network equipment in the world. Navini Networks consistently
delivers an exceptional link budget which results in fewer cell sites,
better building penetration, and higher throughput. For service
providers and operators alike, this superior performance results in a
shortened Return on Investment (ROI) and a clear technology path for the
"Digitel Corporation provides wireless broadband networking, VoIP, and
back-office OSS solutions to rural and metropolitan markets throughout
the United States," said Bryan Tate, Digitel's founder and CEO. "We are
thrilled to be working with Navini Networks. The prospects of delivering
Navini's 'next generation' wireless capabilities will facilitate the
growth our customers demand."
The focus will be on the rural/independent Telcos for last mile access,
municipalities and educational Institutions that have access to 2.5 GHz
spectrum, and other emerging spectrum opportunities.
"Digitel Corporation is a great partner for us and operators looking to
deploy Mobile WiMAX networks," commented Roger Dorf, Navini's CEO. "They
also offer a full range of next generation wireless products and
consulting services including turnkey Radio Frequency (RF) network
design and installation, tower site selection, IP Network engineering,
including end-to-end network design, planning and deployment."
(1) This software will be taken to WiMAX Forum certification when the
certification labs open
About Digitel Corporation
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Digitel provides large multi-site
customers a single source for their national telecommunications systems
requirements. Digitel has been serving business and municipal customers
throughout the country for almost 25 years and is one of the largest
independent distributors for Nortel Networks, achieving the status of
Premier Business Partner.
The company acquired an ISP operation from Nortel Networks which
provided entry into the wholesale internet service business with
independent telephone companies in the Mid-Atlantic, upper Mid-West and
Northwest regions of the country and now operates a Nationwide Wholesale
ISP subsidiary. NeoNova Network Services, Inc. (http://www.neonova.net/),
the leading provider of IP based Internet access solutions and services
to the rural Telco and IOC market, has expanded their product offering
to include a Security Suite to handle viruses, hackers, Spyware and
identify thieves, as well as a new network storage offering for backup
of critical files.
In 2005, Digitel became a Cisco Premier Certified Partner in the USA and
in 2007 was recognized as the leading distributor for Cisco in the
Southeastern region of the U.S. In the more recent years, the company
has built an IT / Professional Services department to support its
customers with internet, LAN, WAN, and VPN offerings solid and
wide-ranging portfolio of communication products, managed services
offerings, and engineering solutions.
http://www.digitel.net/ About Navini Networks:
With the largest commercial deployments in the world, over 70 commercial
networks in 6 continents and strategic partnerships with industry
leaders, Navini Networks is the leader in providing portable,
plug-n-play broadband wireless access solutions worldwide.
Navini is the only company that offers commercial Mobile WiMAX products
and has commercialized patented smart beamforming technology, enabling
personal broadband for the mass market. Only Navini has the WiMAX
solution that enhances Mobile WiMAX with Smart Beamforming and
beamformed MIMO, providing operators with the power to deliver on the
promise of personal broadband, both indoors and outdoors.
Navini's Ripwave(R) MX solution offers a portable, zero-install,
non-line-of-sight (NLOS) product line consists of customer modems, base
stations, and element management systems (EMS) that run in the full
range of spectrums.
Navini Networks is a principal member of the WiMAX Forum and the IEEE
802.16e committee and is headquartered in Richardson, Texas.
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