Huawei Deploys WiMAX Network in Trinidad and Tobago
Published on: 7th Dec 2010
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Huawei has announced that Telecommunications Services of Trinidad and Tobago (TSTT) has launched the Caribbean's largest commercial WiMAX network. The entire network will be completed by the beginning of 2011. The first phase of the WiMAX network, which has already been launched, covers certain hot spots and provides wireless broadband services, such as Internet access for local residents and tourists and video surveillance for enterprise and government users.
George Hill, Chief Technology Officer of TSTT, said, "With this milestone, TSTT has taken a great leap forward towards our ultimate aim: to make high-quality, wireless broadband accessible to as many people as possible. We are very proud of this achievement."
As the sole provider, Huawei introduced its BTS in this WiMAX network, which includes features such as 4T4R (4 transmitters and 4 receivers) and MIMO (multi-input multi-output).
"The advanced WiMAX network of TSTT will provide users with an exceptional wireless broadband experience, even if they are located some distance from a cell site," said Tang Xinhong, President of WiMAX , Huawei. "This network will benefit TSTT's end users with unprecedented applications services and promote the society and the nation towards further sustainable development."