Aperto Wins in Turkey

Turbonet is trialing Aperto's PacketWave WiMax-class broadband wireless gear in Istanbul

June 27, 2006

1 Min Read

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- Aperto Networks, builder of the world's most advanced WiMAX base stations and subscriber units, announced today that Turbonet, a leading Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) in Turkey, has deployed Aperto Networks' PacketWAVE(TM) WiMAX-class broadband wireless solution for a trial in Istanbul.

Turbonet, a WiMAX Forum member, has been awarded a test license from Turkey's regulatory authorities, and is field testing Aperto's end-to-end 3.5 GHz WiMAX-class solution, which includes an array of base stations, subscriber equipment, and an element management system. Aperto is also providing technical support in the execution of the trial.

"Aperto Networks' carrier-grade, multiple-sector WiMAX equipment is recognized around the world for embodying and delivering the WiMAX industry's most robust QoS and networking features," said Gokhan Ayaydin, CEO of Turbonet. "This was a primary reason for why we chose to trial Aperto's gear."

"Istanbul, with 10 million residents and unique geographical and structural challenges, is a world-class metropolitan area that is perfectly suited to be efficiently and effectively served by wireless ISPs," said Mike Pratt, president and CEO of Aperto Networks. "We are excited to be working with Turbonet, one of the country's leading WISP's, and we look forward to a positive outcome and a mutually beneficial working relationship."

Aperto Networks Inc.

Subscribe and receive the latest news from the industry.
Join 62,000+ members. Yes it's completely free.

You May Also Like