Athens, Greece - 16 May 2011 - Intracom Telecom, a part of SITRONICS, announced today the provision of Intracom Telecom's innovative Point-to-Multipoint wireless system, WiBAS, to Magyar Telekom, the largest telecommunications services provider in Hungary.
Within the framework of this agreement Magyar Telekom will be exploiting Intracom Telecom's WiBAS Point-to-Multipoint platform and company's management system (uni|MS) to offer high quality, reliable broadband services to corporate customers in Hungary. The selection of Point-to-Multipoint technology and the market leading WiBAS system is an integral part of Magyar Telekom's investment in network expansion, modernization and capacity upgrade, as it prepares for significant growth in advanced data services.
WiBAS is optimized for applications requiring high availability and high capacity on demand using Adaptive Coding and Modulation (up to 256 QAM), statistical multiplexing and dynamic bandwidth allocation. WiBAS efficiently utilizes the Point-to-Multipoint network architecture providing the highest capacity and the quickest connection activation for new customers in the corporate market today. This carrier class product fully preserves the quality of service for voice and broadband data applications.
Customers spanning from PTCL in Pakistan, Maxis in Malaysia, MTS Group in Russia, Etisalat in the United Arab Emirates, T-Mobile in Slovakia and Rolaware in Greece are benefiting the company's most recent Point-to-Multipoint deployments. Intracom Telecom has strategically focused and is investing heavily on the continuous evolution of its wireless product lines. In the growing shift to broadband, IP-based converged networks, INTRACOM TELECOM is incorporating the latest standards and state-of-the-art technologies in order to deliver cost-effective wireless solutions that address the new requirements of its customers.
Magyar Telekom is the principal provider of telecom services in Hungary. It provides a full range of telecommunications and infocommunications (ICT) services including fixed line and mobile telephony, data transmission and non-voice as well as IT and systems integration services. Magyar Telekom is the majority owner of Makedonski Telekom, the leading fixed line and mobile operator in FYROM and it holds a majority stake in Crnogorski Telekom, the leading telecommunications operator in Montenegro. Magyar Telekom's majority shareholder (59.21%) is MagyarCom Holding GmbH, fully owned by Deutsche Telekom AG. For further information visit www.telekom.hu
INTRACOM TELECOM is an international telecommunication systems vendor operating in Eastern Europe, the Middle East & Africa, Russia, the CIS and Asia-Pacific. Over 100 customers in more than 50 countries choose INTRACOM TELECOM for its state-of-the-art products and solutions. Intracom Telecom has over 2,000 employees, operates subsidiaries in 16 countries and is amongst the largest European companies leading in R&D investments. Since June 2006, Intracom Telecom is controlled by JSC SITRONICS (Russia) with 51%. JSC SITRONICS is the technology subsidiary of JSFC Sistema, the largest consumer services company in Central and Eastern Europe. Intracom Holdings Group (Greece) retains a 49% stake.