In November 2001, Central Texas Communications, a wholly owned subsidiary of the San Angelo-based Central Texas Telephone Cooperative, announced the successful completion of the initial phase of its LMDS
rollout in San Angelo and Goldthwaite.
is a fixed broadband wireless network that operates in spectrum bands above 10 GHz and can be quickly deployed, enabling service providers to cost-effectively deliver high speed Internet, data, and voice services to business customers.
The company intends through its wholly owned subsidiary LMDS
According to Nasser Sharabianlou, vice president of marketing, "Vyyo's LMDS
Lite provides LMDS
operators with an optimal solution for expanding broadband wireless services to the SOHO and residential marketplace.
is a broadband fixed wireless point-to-multipoint communications system that uses a small unobtrusive dish at the customer-end for reception.
We are very pleased that FLYCOM has chosen Ericsson to provide one of the first LMDS
contracts in Latin America," said Fredrik Ambjorn, President of Ericsson Colombia.
The company expects two additional LMDS
system installations to start in 1999 and the rest of the systems to be installed through 2002.
The Nortel Networks Reunion broadband wireless access solution, part of the company's Unified Networks(C) offerings, is a digital ATM-based point to multipoint technology operating from 24-gigahertz (GHz) to 42-GHz and delivering high-speed, high-capacity voice, data, Internet and video services for LMDS
operators targeting business customers.
Scandinavia is regarded as a very important reference market by the whole LMDS
is seen by many operators in Europe as an interim step to the buildout of fiber-based access infrastructure," said Scott Clavenna, Senior Analyst at Pioneer Consulting, "in the Asia market LMDS
will remain a lasting solution because of the investment required to build fiber networks in many underdeveloped areas within the Asia-Pacific region.
The Goldthwaite, Texas-based competitive carrier is using its LMDS
spectrum to deliver both broadband data and integrated voice services to its business customers.
services use microwave signals to transport high-speed data, voice and video to and from a single point in a cell to multiple points in that cell.