Bridgewater Systems Continues Global WiMAX MomentumBy Prne, Gaea News Network
Sunday, May 31, 2009
AMSTERDAM - New Customer Wins Through Successful Reseller Agreement With Alvarion
Bridgewater Systems (TSX: BWC), the mobile personalization company, today announced that it is continuing to extend its global market leadership in WiMAX(TM) through its successful global reseller agreement with Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ:ALVR), the world’s leading provider of WiMAX(TM) and wireless broadband solutions.
- Alvarion and Bridgewater are providing WiMAX solutions to several new customers in 2009 including four in Europe, one in Asia Pacific, and two in Latin America. - Alvarion’s 4Motion advanced network solution with the Bridgewater(R) Service Controller (AAA) or the new entry-level ServiceMAX 500 system, both anchored by Bridgewater’s Subscriber Data Broker(TM), delivers broadband Internet and voice services to subscribers and businesses. - The Bridgewater solution enables WiMAX operators to: - Rapidly deliver services by authorizing and authenticating subscribers, and performing critical accounting functions. - Deliver innovative, personalized services to attract and retain subscribers including casual usage based on time or volume, pre-paid and post-paid services. - Reduce operating costs by unifying subscriber data, and activating new subscribers and devices ‘over-the-air.’ - There are over 470 WiMAX network deployments in 139 countries covering a population of at least 430 million people.(1)
Avinoam Barak, President of wireless network division, Alvarion
“As part of Alvarion’s Open WiMAX strategy, we continue to forge strategic product partnerships with leading companies such as Bridgewater to provide a complete end to end solution. Alvarion’s mature, extensively deployed WiMAX solution, together with Bridgewater’s service control and subscriber data management products provide a turnkey approach to delivering broadband services.”
David Sharpley, Senior Vice President, Bridgewater Systems
“Our successful global reseller agreement with Alvarion has enabled WiMAX operators to rapidly and cost effectively delivers broadband services to subscribers who are often not served by traditional wireline access. Over 25 operators are now using Bridgewater’s market leading WiMAX solutions to easily activate services and devices ‘over-the-air,’ and deliver personalized services such as prepaid and casual usage options.”
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Alvarion (NASDAQ: ALVR) is the largest WiMAX pure-player with the most extensive WiMAX customer base and over 250 commercial deployments around the globe. Committed to growing the WiMAX market, the company offers solutions for a wide range of frequency bands supporting a variety of business cases. Through its OPEN WiMAX strategy, superior IP and OFDMA know-how, and ability to deploy end-to-end turnkey WiMAX projects, Alvarion is shaping the new wireless broadband experience (www.alvarion.com).
About Bridgewater Systems
Bridgewater Systems, the mobile personalization company, enables service providers to efficiently manage and profit from mobile data services, content and commerce. The company’s market leading mobile personalization suite provides a real-time, unified view of subscribers including entitlements, devices, networks, billing profiles, preferences and context. Anchored by Bridgewater’s Subscriber Data Broker(TM), the portfolio of carrier-grade and standards-based products includes the Bridgewater(R) Service Controller (AAA) , the Bridgewater(R) Policy Controller (PCRF) and the Bridgewater(R) Home Subscriber Server (HSS). More than 120 leading service providers including America Movil, Bell Canada, Clearwire, Hutchison Telecom, Iusacell, Scartel, SmarTone-Vodafone, Sprint, Tata Teleservices, Tatung, Telmex, Telstra, and Verizon Wireless use Bridgewater’s solutions to rapidly deliver innovative mobile services to over 150 million subscribers. For more information, visit us at www.bridgewatersystems.com.
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(1) WiMAX Forum(R) Industry Research Report. Review of April, 2009
For further information: Contacts: Joanne Steinberg, Bridgewater Systems, email@example.com, +1-(613)-591-9104 extension 2032; Sam Harrisingh, MS&L EMEA, firstname.lastname@example.org, Tel: +44-(0)20-7878-3137/
Source: Bridgewater Systems
For further information: Contacts: Joanne Steinberg, Bridgewater Systems, joanne.steinberg at bridgewatersystems.com, +1-(613)-591-9104 extension 2032; Sam Harrisingh, MS&L EMEA, sam.harrisingh at mslworldwide.com, Tel: +44-(0)20-7878-3137