DragonWave has announced that Atlantic Tele-Network (ATN) has completed a purchase agreement to purchase its Horizon products to support its current operations in North America, Bermuda and the Caribbean. ATN intends to use DragonWave’s Horizon Compact and Horizon Quantum products to offer backhaul solutions that will deliver high capacity packet microwave and pseudowire backhaul to support ATN’s existing 2G, 3G and 4G networks. ‘The robust capacity of the Horizon Quantum and the agility of the all-outdoor Horizon Compact gives us confidence that we have the necessary backhaul solutions to support our networks,’ said Jim Fredrickson, Vice President of Networks at ATN. ‘These products will continue to support both our legacy TDM cellular equipment, as well as our next generation IP networks through the use of DragonWave’s pseudowire architecture,’ Mr. Fredrickson added.
According to TeleGeography’s GlobalComms Database ATN provides wireless and other telecoms services via its operating subsidiaries including Alltel, Commnet, Sovernet and ION in the United States; CellularOne in Bermuda, and GT&T, Choice Communications and Islandcom Wireless in the Caribbean.