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Orion Telekom Launches IPTV Service Using Cambium Networks ePMP™ Wireless Broadband Platform

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Orion Telekom Launches IPTV Service Using Cambium Networks ePMP™ Wireless Broadband Platform

 — More than 4,000 customers receiving VoIP, broadband and over-the-top video services

ROLLING MEADOWS, Illinois, March 2, 2015Cambium Networks™, a global leading provider of wireless broadband solutions, and Orion Telekom, the leading private Internet service provider in Serbia, today announced that they have successfully transitioned more than 4,000 customers to networks serviced by the Cambium Networks ePMP platform. The broadband connectivity enabled by ePMP allows Orion to offer a full range of subscriber services, including over-the-top (OTT) streaming video.

Cambium Networks’ ePMP line of wireless equipment has proven to be an extremely reliable platform for delivering triple play services. Other products Orion considered did not meet ePMP’s advanced scalability, quality of service and reliability, benefits due in part to the platform’s GPS sync capabilities. With ePMP successfully integrated into its network infrastructure, Orion can now offer its IPTV solution to current customers and reach new markets. Through the addition of IPTV to its portfolio, Orion becomes the first provider in Serbia to offer triple play services.

“In six months, we deployed 4,000 ePMP subscriber modules. What we were able to accomplish in half a year with Cambium Networks engineers assisting with network design, integration and optimization exceeded our expectations,” said Slobodan Djinovic, CEO, Orion Telekom. “We look forward to future milestones with Cambium Networks as we leverage its equipment to boost network performance and throughput, satisfy our current customers and increase our market share.”

Orion Telekom was founded in Serbia in 2010 and currently has over 100,000 customers. Through organic growth and consolidation and acquisition of 18 Internet service providers, Orion has become the largest alternative fixed-line telecommunications company in Serbia and one of the largest in Central and Eastern Europe. It also operates an extensive fiber network in the country, covering 521 kilometers of fiber in Serbia’s top three cities: Belgrade, Nis and Novi Sad.

“Partnering with leading providers such as Orion Telekom helps us build stronger, more reliable platforms that empower service providers to succeed in their markets,” said Martin de la Serna, vice president sales, EMEA, Cambium Networks. “We look forward to continued success with Orion and helping other operators realize their business goals.”

ePMP™, PTP 650 and PMP 450 will all be exhibited at Cambium Networks’ booth (Hall 7, Stand #7B41) at Mobile World Congress, March 2-5, 2015.

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Additional information:
Product page: ePMP
The Transition from Unsynchronized to GPS Synchronized Networks – Finally Explained: Read the white paper
Understanding Throughput Capacity: Read the white paper

About Cambium Networks:
Cambium Networks is a leading global provider of wireless broadband solutions that connect the unconnected. Through its extensive portfolio of reliable, scalable and secure wireless broadband point-to-point (PTP) and point-to-multipoint (PMP) platforms, Cambium Networks makes it possible for all service providers; enterprises; governmental and military agencies; oil, gas and utility companies; Internet service providers; and public safety networks to build powerful, easily sustainable communications networks. The company currently has over four million of its access and backhaul radios deployed in thousands of demanding networks in more than 150 countries. Headquartered outside Chicago and with R&D centers in the U.S., Ashburton, U.K. and Bangalore, India, Cambium Networks sells through a range of trusted global distributors. For more information, visit: www.cambiumnetworks.com and www.connectingtheunconnected.org.

About Orion Telekom:
Orion Telekom was founded in 2010 with the merger of the largest Internet providers in Serbia – Media Works, Neobee Net and SezamPro. The company was formed with the support of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development with the aim of developing alternative communications resources and providing the highest possible quality of fixed-line telephony and Internet services to private and business users. Orion Telekom boasts an enviable portfolio of telecoms resources – fiber-optic cables in the major cities, the largest ADSL user base and a national CDMA frequency – and based on this we have developed our own fixed-line telephony and Internet service infrastructure.

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