CAPE TOWN, November 9 (ANA)
United States-based telecommunications service provider Parallel Wireless won the 2017 AfricaCom most innovative LTE service/application deployment award at AfricaCom, the African continent's largest technology and telecommunications event, currently being held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre. The company, a global leader in the wireless infrastructure market, was recognised for its ability to make LTE deployments as easy and as cost-effective as wi-fi. Receiving the award, Yisrael Nov, vice president of sales, said: "We are honoured to receive this award and thank the industry, and our customers for recognising the scope and capability of this technology. To our team members, I would like to extend a special note of gratitude for their continued hard work and dedication to solving the world's connectivity needs.
"We are looking forward to connecting the African continent and empowering people and businesses to one another," he added.
Parallel Wireless' solution allows for operators to upgrade from 2G to 3G or 4G simultaneously on the same technology.
Parallel Wireless Sales Director: Africa, Christoph Fitih said the company was very pleased to have won an award as a testament to all the work that the company's Research and development (R&D) and workers have been doing in order to bring the innovative solution to the market. "We see Africa as a very important market for us. The company itself was founded in order to make the deployment of LTE solution almost as simple as wi-fi," Fitih said. "We are able to bring 2G, 3G, 4G solutions to the market, in Africa we see this has been huge and beneficial to the communities here and also to the African market as a world."
, editing by Lindiz van Zilla
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