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INTRACOM TELECOM receives WiMAX Forum certification for its OmniMAX BS (base station)

Athens, 08 February 2011 - INTRACOM TELECOM, a part of SITRONICS, announced that it has received the WiMAX Forum certification for its mobile WiMAX base station access solution (OmniMAX). WiMAX Forum CertifiedT products are fully interoperable and support broadband fixed, portable and mobile services.

This certificate reaffirms the excellent performance of the system which ensures the compatibility with a wide range of user terminals. OmniMAX is an innovative high-end WiMAX access solution enabling broadband wireless services such as Internet access, voice, video streaming and e-line services to any type of end-users (corporate and residential). The system is ideal for incumbent ISPs and mobile operators facilitating fast time to market delivery of advanced and personalized services with guaranteed performance and tightly controlled CapEx. OmniMAX operates in the 2.3-2.4 GHz, 2.5-2.7 GHz and 3.4-3.8 GHz frequency bands. The OmniMAX Base Station was specially designed to fit in urban and rural environments, addressing successfully any topographical/ geographical issues or situations. The low power consumption requirements of the system offers a green differentiation to operators that embrace the OmniMAX system.

INTRACOM TELECOM has successfully developed and deployed WiMAX networks in numerous operators in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa with the most recent cases in Cornet in Armenia and DiscoveryTel in Ghana. The company 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. It is noteworthy that INTRACOM TELECOM has been a principal member of the WiMAX Forum since 2003.


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 2,300 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.