Harris TRuepoint Next-Generation Microwave Radio Technology Approved for Use Throughout Russia
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, North Carolina, April 25, 2006 — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), a leading global supplier of wireless equipment and services, today announced that its TRuepoint™, next-generation microwave digital radio has been approved by Russia’s Ministry of Communications for use throughout Russia.
“Harris has a long-standing history of microwave deployments in Russia, with an installed base of more than 1,600 radios in the country,” said Guy Campbell, president of the Harris Microwave Communications Division. “Additionally, with strengthened distribution channels in place and the next-generation TRuepoint radio now approved for deployment, Harris is committed to expanding its presence in this market.”
“The combination of extreme scalability and the ease and speed with which it can be deployed make TRuepoint™ ideal for the rapidly expanding Russian market,” commented Viviane Walti, director of European operations for Harris Microwave Communications Division. “We foresee great interest from service providers across Russia as they scale to meet growing consumer demand.”
The TRuepoint digital microwave radio leads the wireless backhaul industry in terms of both performance and manageability. Its modular, software-selectable architecture enables TRuepoint™ to seamlessly switch between PDH and SDH applications, enabling service providers to use a universal platform to deliver multiple applications throughout their networks. Designed specifically to deliver point-to-point wireless service, TRuepoint radios can deliver service from 4 to 155 Mbps at frequencies ranging from 6 to 38 GHz. In addition, service providers can completely manage TRuepoint™ deployments remotely, with SNMP-based management. Built-in diagnostics and performance management are also available.
About Harris Microwave Communications Division
Harris Microwave Communications Division, one of four divisions within Harris Corporation, is the largest supplier of microwave systems in North America and a leading supplier worldwide. Harris Corporation is an international communications and information technology company focused on providing assured communications™ products, systems and services for government and commercial customers. The company’s operating divisions serve markets for government communications, RF communications, broadcast communications, and microwave communications. Harris provides systems and service to customers in more than 150 countries. Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.
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