Leveraging Connect Data’s long-term experience with Telrad technologies

Cape Town, Africa – AfricaCom 2013 and WiMAX Forum Africa Operators Summit– November 14, 2013 – Telrad Networks, a global provider of innovative 4G wireless and telecom solutions, today announced the partnership agreement with Connect Data, headquartered in Bievres, France, to distribute and support Telrad 4G solutions in France and in West Africa.

“Connect Data already has years’ worth of experience with our technologies. This partnership is a natural fit,” commented Daniel Levy, VP Sales EMEA, of Telrad Networks. “We feel confident that this relationship will help Telrad in growing our market share. Our solutions perfectly suit the typical Connect Data customer, and we look forward to our combined efforts delivering 4G communication throughout France and West Africa.” Telrad’s carrier-grade 4G solutions will enable Connect Data to offer an expanded portfolio of solutions especially suited to addressing connectivity needs in growing regions such as Africa. Connect Data customers include fixed and mobile operators that are seeking cost-effective coverage and capacity solutions for their networks.

“These markets require easy-to-use, fast-to-market, future-proof, yet reliable, wireless broadband networking products to help them maintain a competitive advantage,” said Dominique Renaudie, President of Connect Data. “We are proud to be partnering with Telrad Networks, as we will now be able to offer cost effective, 4G solutions that offer dual-mode WiMAX and LTE technologies, enabling our customers to deploy immediate networks that will accompany them far into the future.”

Telrad solutions, operating in the sub-6 GHz bands, offer reliable 4G wireless broadband connectivity. With maximum coverage and capacity, operators maintain more efficient, cost-effective networks that deliver an optimal user experience to fixed users as well as those on the move.

About Connect Data 
Since its inception in 1981, Connect Data has specialized in the reselling and integration of networking infrastructure, with customers such as telecom operators and ISPs. Connect Data is an approved training center for several industry solutions and has an extensive technical department, providing installation and maintenance support for customers in France and West Africa. With a fast-changing industry, Connect Data remains constantly aware of the needs of users and the suitable technologies and products to help customers address both Local Area Networks (LAN) and Wide Area Networks (WAN) requirements.

About Telrad 
Networks Telrad Networks is a global provider of innovative 4G wireless and telecommunications solutions, boasting over 280 4G deployments in 150 countries. With its acquisition of the BreezeMAX™ and BreezeCOMPACT™ product suite, Telrad stands at the forefront of the technology evolution of next-generation WiMAX and LTE solutions. Since 1951, the company has been a recognized pioneer in the telecom industry, facilitating the connectivity needs of millions of end-users through operators, ISPs and vertical markets. The company is backed by private equity fund Fortissimo Capital. (www.telrad.com)

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