DragonWave, a supplier of next-generation wireless networks, has announced Orascom Telecom Holding has selected its Horizon Compact high capacity IP backhaul product to provide 270 wireless backhaul links for a new nationwide WiMAX network in Pakistan with their Mobile operator, Mobilink. Initial rollout will begin in the cities of Islamabad, Karachi and Lahore.
Orascom Telecom chose DragonWave’s Horizon Compact product to enable Mobilink to backhaul traffic from their nationwide WiMAX deployments with a native IP backhaul solution. DragonWave’s solution is providing high capacity IP backhaul as a fiber replacement and an economical and efficient way to provide full coverage across the country. The new network will provide data and other applications like voice over IP (VOIP) access to enterprise, government, residential and municipalities.
Tamer Mahdi, CTO of DragonWave, said: The DragonWave Horizon solution is a key part of our network, providing 50 to 200 Mbps, carrier grade, Native Ethernet backhaul. Our Network will provide residents and business users in cities across Pakistan with an affordable and portable broadband service.