Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunication systems and solutions vendor, announced the award by Wiicom for the supply of a network comprising, WiBAS™ Point-to-MultiPoint (PtMP), OmniBAS™ (PtP), and uniMS™ network management in order to establish a mobile phone network and offer ultra-broadband services to residential consumers and businesses across Cameroon that cannot be reached by fiber.
Wiicom’s challenging plan to roll out a wireless network and offer high-quality broadband access connectivity to end users has led to the selection of the state-of-the-art WiBAS™ PtMP system, the unique OmniBAS™ PtP product family and the advanced network management system, uniMS™. The selection of PtMP technology and the market leading WiBAS™ system is an essential part of Wiicom’s investment in network expansion, modernization and capacity upgrade.
The WiBAS™ product family, consisting of the WiBAS™-OSDR and WiBAS™-Connect, will be deployed in Wiicom’s network in the licensed 10.5 GHz band, offering the quickest connection activation for customers and highest capacity of 100 Mbps per subscriber. Moreover, the multi-Gigabit smart packet Point-to-Point microwave (PtP MW) solution, OmniBAS™ will be used for the backhaul applications, while the whole system will be efficiently managed by the advanced uniMS™ software.
John Tenidis, Marketing Director of Intracom Telecom's wireless solutions portfolio, commented: “Intracom Telecom is always focused and investing heavily on the continuous evolution of its wireless product lines, and the expansion of its superior PtMP technology in all major cities of Cameroon is an important landmark. Through WiBAS™ PtMP system the company provides a variety of services through broadband connectivity to as many subscribers as possible, who presently are impacted by the digital divide; therefore improving competitiveness and access to information for the citizens of Cameroon in underserved areas.”
Christian Chataigner, Commercial Director of Intratelecom Morocco, stated: “This is a significant achievement for Intracom Telecom operations in Cameroon and a crucial step towards accomplishing our strategic goals in the emerging African market. Intracom Telecom’s WiBAS™ platform has managed to impress a wide range of operators and ISPs globally, and we are more than happy that our advanced solutions have earned this recognition. We constantly aim at enriching operators’ services and thus optimize subscribers’ experience.”