fSONA Networks and Touch (formerly MTC Touch) Team up to Deliver 4G LTE Services to Mobile Customers in Lebanon
26 February 2013 - Barcelona, Spain and Vancouver, Canada - fSONA Networksand Touch, formerly MTC Touch, today announced a partnership to utilize SONAbeam 1250-M free space optical wireless links to provide mobile backhaul connectivity enabling Touch to deliver 4G LTE (long-term evolution) services to customers in Lebanon.
With Phase 1 of the project underway, this newly adopted optical wireless technology is being installed throughout Beirut, Lebanon. Multiple links will continue to be deployed in the greater Beirut area over the coming year. This partnership will allow Touch to continue to lead the way with innovative, value-added services made possible by 4G LTE connectivity..
"Touch has always been a leader in this region and fSONA is thrilled to be able to collaborate with them on this key deployment which highlights the benefits of optical wireless for 4G LTE backhaul and aggregation," commented fSONA's Chief Executive Officer, Andrew Grieve. "fSONA optical wireless gives operators the freedom to move aggressively and swiftly to deliver innovative services to their customers.”
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