Altai Technologies Connects One of the Largest Townships in South Africa with Super WiFi Solution
HONG KONG, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Altai Technologies Limited today announced that a leading wireless internet service provider in South Africa, e-Mbizo, has selected Altai Super WiFi Solutions to provide wireless connectivity in Tembisa, one of the largest townships in South Africa.
In Tembisa, e-Mbizo has deployed Altai A8 Super WiFi Stations to provide large area outdoor WiFi coverage as well as C1 Super WiFi CPE’s to provide indoor coverage and extend the outdoor coverage. In addition, it has deployed Altai A2 for backhaul links across the town. The wireless network covers the major areas of Tembisa to provide high speed and affordable WiFi connectivity across the district.
Mr. Thabo Malebadi, Group CEO of e-Mbizo said, “After a lengthy and in-depth research of numerous mobile network technologies, we identified Altai Technologies as a partner of choice. The reason was very simple, Altai had a complete carrier-grade solution, with superior quality of service and broad flexibility in terms of scalability. We have seen outstanding broadband speeds and in certain areas the coverage range is beyond our expectations.”
e-Mbizo provides residents with wireless internet access around the town and a less expensive alternative to fiber, DSL or cable connection. “We are pleased to be selected by e-Mbizo to provide high speed, affordable broadband services in Tembisa,” said Dr. Bill Wong, the CTO & acting CEO of Altai Technologies. “Altai’s advanced wireless technology requires dramatically fewer access points per square kilometer of coverage, which enables wireless service providers to quickly build a wireless broadband network with wide coverage at a much lower total project cost.”
Situated in the north eastern part of South Africa, Tembisa has a population of over 500,000. The network now blankets 42 square kilometers of the town to provide wireless connectivity on prepaid basis.
Altai will showcase its full series of Super WiFi equipment in GITEX 2012 (Oct 14-18), Dubai at booth# 203, Hall 2. Furthermore, Dr. Bill Wong, the CTO & acting CEO of Altai Technologies will speak at the WiFi Global Congress in San Francisco, US (Nov 6-7) on the topic “Deploying WiFi in China by Co-locating with Existing Cellular Infrastructure”.
The Altai Super WiFi Solution has been proven in both urban and rural applications and vertical markets including container ports, airports, hotels, shopping malls, campus in over 60 countries.
About Altai Technologies
Altai Technologies is a high technology company focused on the design, development and marketing of carrier-grade, innovative wireless broadband solutions. Altai has developed its patented long range WiFi technology that can dramatically improve the WiFi signal coverage while minimizing interference from other signals broadcasting within the 2.4GHz unlicensed frequency spectrum. Altai’s products are currently deployed worldwide in every major industry including logistic, education, municipal government, network operator, hospitality, manufacturing etc. The Altai Super WiFi Solution is offering a total wireless solution comprising of base station (A8/A8n series), access point (A2/A2e), CPE (C1/U1), access controller and wireless management software (AWMS).
Altai’s flagship product, the A8 Super WiFi base station, is being deployed with various WiMax, 3G, CDMA and GSM mobile systems globally for 3G data offloading and city-wide WiFi networks. The Altai Super WiFi Solution has been proven in both urban and rural applications in over 60 countries and regions.
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