Sify Deploys Proxim Gear
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Proxim Wireless Corporation, a global pioneer of end-to-end solutions in Wi-Fi® mesh, WiMAX, MeshMAX(TM), WLAN, and wireless backhaul and wholly owned subsidiary of Terabeam, Inc. (NasdaqCM:TRBM - News), today announced that Sify Limited (NasdaqGM:SIFY - News), has chosen and deployed Proxim's 5.8 GHz Tsunami MP.11 WiMAX-capable product line as its core communications platform for its mobility features and last mile access in India. Sify is one of the largest Internet, network and eCommerce companies in India. Sify has deployed to date over 700 Tsunami MP.11 base stations and 3,500 subscriber units to provide Internet access and voice and video broadband services to residential, enterprise and cybercafé subscribers in over 200 cities throughout India.
Mr. Bhaskar Sayyaparaju, Chief Technology Officer, Sify Limited, said, "WiMAX is the future of Wireless Internet Communications especially in fast developing countries like India. With this launch, Sify has made a timely and strategic addition to its connectivity solutions portfolio. We are confident that this offering will enhance our customers' experience and help us cater to their fast growing wireless information needs."
Commenting on Sify's partnership with Proxim, Mr. Sayyaparaju said, "After testing and evaluating products from a number of manufacturers over a period of eight months, we chose Proxim's product line because the company met all our criteria, and its point-to-multipoint products offer the best packet processing capacity for last mile access."
"Sify's deployment is a strong endorsement of our WiMAX technology and product line," said Lionel Chmilewsky, Senior Vice President, Proxim International. "As India's premier provider of broadband access services, Sify is setting the standard for delivering the 'triple play' of voice, data and video to subscribers throughout the country. We are pleased and honored to be their partner in this effort."
Proxim Wireless Corp.