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Airspan Networks appoints FWA Solutions to distribute its WiMAX systems in the UK

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FWA Solutions announced today that they will distribute Airspan Networks’ WiMAX Solutions as well as Airspan’s WiFi wireless systems in the UK.

FWA Solutions is a specialist provider of wireless networks based on WiFi, WIMAX and high speed microwave systems and has considerable experience in the deployment of high performance, professional networks.  Backed by their own in-house engineering and design, support & maintenance service capability, FWA solutions is an ideal supplier of such systems to a wide range of markets.Airspan is a WiMAX pure player.

Ranked #1 for IEEE802.16-2004 WiMAX revenue in 2007 and has now been selected for some of the world’s largest mobile WiMAX deployments.  With direct sales offices throughout Asia, EMEA and the Americas, a worldwide network of resellers and agents, and partnership alliances with major OEMs, Airspan boasts over 100 commercial WiMAX deployments worldwide.

Airspan technology utilises the latest Software Defined Radio technology – incorporated in their HiperMAX, MacroMAXe and MicroMAXe base station products with the PicoChip® SDR array. Thanks to this advanced technology, upgrading to new WIMAX standards can be achieved through software upgrades only. Airspan also have a range of high performing WiFi and point to point systems available.

“We chose FWA Solutions as our UK distributor of our products because they can offer a complete range of services from pure distribution to full turnkey solutions” said Tim Sagar, Business Development Director for Airspan.

FWA Solutions’ Managing Director, David Penny, commented, “WIMAX is a fast growing, new technology solution for delivery high speed data, voice and video services across the globe.  We were very impressed with the Airspan range of products, their future proof technology and the high level of integration already available in their products.  The technology is starting to make a big impact and with the UK market now gaining momentum, we felt that Airspan had the best WIMAX range on the market to deliver what our customers need, from a vendor with a proven install base behind them.”

WIMAX solutions can be used to deliver cost effective, high speed connections in a range of scenarios.  Applications include delivery of broadband services into urban or rural areas, backhaul of WiFi hotspot systems and providing private networks for businesses, local councils and schools.