CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Nov. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Africa Com – PureWave Networks, a rapidly growing developer of LTE small cells and Mobile WiMAX base stations, today announced that it was selected by Unique Solutions as the company's exclusive provider of mobile WiMAX base stations for Unique Solution's planned network expansion. The planned expansion will cover Gambia's Greater Banjul Area, and will deliver mission critical transaction clearing services to the financial services industry, including the National Electronic Payment Platform and other performance sensitive customers.
"Our customers demand the highest level of service and performance and have a low tolerance for service disruptions. This means that our network has to be built to the highest standards and deliver uncompromising performance," said Papa Yusupha Njie, Unique Solution's CEO. "We selected PureWave's Quantum Mobile WiMAX platform for our network expansion after extensive testing and evaluation, and based on PureWave's ability to deliver a quality product capable of industry leading performance, capacity and mobility."
The first phase of network expansion is expected to be completed by December 2012, in time for the landing of a new submarine cable which will deliver new communication capacity to the Gambia and 23 other African nations. Upon completion of the first expansion phase, Unique Solutions is planning additional growth including eventually expanding the network into Guinea and Liberia, as well as rolling out advanced services such as wireless fleet management and video surveillance applications aimed at government and corporate customers. The network will also offer broadband wireless access to schools through its "Schoolnet" programme.
"We are proud to be a part of Unique Solutions' success and to be their chosen Mobile WiMAX platform partner," said Don Meiners, PureWave's CEO. "PureWave Quantum Mobile WiMAX base stations deliver unmatched quality and capacity for even the most demanding applications and in challenging service environments. We share Unique Solutions'passion for uncompromising service and quality, and we are looking forward to a long and productive partnership."
For more information about PureWave and its products visit: www.pwnets.com.
About Unique Solutions
Unique Solutions Co. Ltd is an award winning technology company that began its operations in April 2000 in the Gambia, West Africa, offering revolutionary and innovative ICT services such as Internet and VPN, Outsourced IT-Managed Services, Data Centers, Extended Power Backup Solutions amongst others to Corporations, Governments, Educational Institutions, Private individuals and small businesses.
Unique Solutions was the first private internet and VPN service provider in The Gambia to have the furthest rural connectivity coverage, ensuring people in the hinterland were able to have access to first class Internet and data services, meeting the Gambia's universal service objectives along the way.
The company's development objective is working with an array of organizations to promote ICTs for problem solving in all spheres of life, including health, banking and finance, education, environment, trade and culture.
For more information about Unique Solutions and its services. Please visit: www.unique.gm
About PureWave Networks
PureWave is a rapidly growing, privately held company headquartered in Silicon Valley. A small cell pioneer, PureWave has commercially introduced multiple generations of small cell and compact 4G wireless base stations, starting with the 2009 launch of PureWave Quantum 1000.
PureWave's product portfolio includes the PureWave Constellation, a family of advanced, small cell LTE base stations that deliver jaw-dropping peak data rates of up to 1Gbps of LTE capacity and offers an array of advanced options, including multi-channel and multi-frequency support, advanced SON and traffic shaping. The company's PureWave Quantum family of award winning, outdoor, mobile WiMAX base stations is selling around the globe and has been deployed in over 120 commercial networks. More information at: www.pwnets.com. Follow PureWave on Twitter or like us on Facebook.
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CONTACT: For additional information, please contact: Ronen Vengosh, VP Marketing & Business Development, PureWave Networks, Inc. Phone: 650-528-5200
Source: PureWave Networks