Hormuud Extends Microwave Network

Harris Stratex Networks announced that Hormuud Telecom Somalia placed an order for 100 of its high-capacity Eclipse radios

January 26, 2010

2 Min Read

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. -- Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSTX), a leading provider of wireless solutions that enable the evolution of next-generation fixed and mobile broadband networks, today announced that Hormuud Telecom Somalia, Inc., placed an order for 100 of its high capacity Eclipse(TM) radios, increasing the existing installed base by 50 percent. Established in 2002 to address a telecommunications market gap in Somalia, Hormuud Telecom Somalia, Inc. is headquartered in Mogadishu, and currently serves over one million subscribers.

The new deployment is part of a long standing relationship between Harris Stratex and Hormuud Telecom, which has already installed over 200 Eclipse series radios.

Hormuud Telecom Somalia, Inc. is the leading telecommunications services provider in Southern and Central Somalia and offers a variety of telecommunications services including GSM, fixed line and data services. Since its formation, Hormuud Telecom's focus and commitment to excellence in customer care and quality of service has ensured year on year growth and Hormuud Telecom is now the nation's number one operator in terms of subscribers and service.

In addition, Hormuud Telecom has received numerous awards in recognition of its grass-roots work in developing the local community welfare including supporting educational institutions, sanitary improvement and water supply. Hormuud employs over 4000 people, comprised of full time and part time staff, dealers, etc., across its Telecommunication Engineering, Customer Services, Sales, and Marketing Departments.

"We are happy to sign this expansion agreement with Harris Stratex Networks, and we are looking forward to building upon our existing relationship," said N. Olo, Hormuud Telecom's chief procurement officer. "We work well with the regional team of Harris Stratex Networks in Nairobi, and find their service and support capabilities a crucial aspect of partnership and operational success."

Harris Stratex Networks Inc. (Nasdaq: HSTX)

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

You May Also Like