Supernet picks Sloka Telecom for regional WiMAX network

22 Nov 2007

Supernet Technologies, an RT Networx company, has selected Indian wireless technology developer Sloka Telecom to supply it with a WiMAX network in Saint Medard en Jalles in France. According to DMEurope trials of the Indian firm’s base stations were successful and a full-blown deployment will now begin in December 2007. Sloka Telecom’s WiMAX equipment is powered by Wavesat’s chipset. ‘We have selected Sloka’s WiMAX portfolio of base stations and network solutions because it is the most advanced and powerful 5.8GHz WiMAX solution available on the market,’ said Manish Rai, Chief Operating Officer, Supernet Technologies. RT Networx founder and president, Ratseri Campy, added: ‘We are the first company in Europe to deploy 5.8GHz network in France. Our town of Saint Medard en Jalles is now a model town for more of such deployments. After this success many more cities of France will now deploy 5.8GHz WIMAX networks’.