Yenra : Satellites : Satellite Wireless Broadband : ChinaSat Rolls Out Vyyo Solutions, Now Commercially Deployed by Six Chinese Telecom Operators

Satellite Wireless Broadband

Vyyo today announced that China Telecommunications Broadcast Satellite Corporation (ChinaSat) has deployed Vyyo's wireless broadband solution in Haikou, the capital of Hainan.

Located in the southern Chinese island of Hainan, Haikou is the political, economic, cultural and transportation center of the province. The system was installed by Wuhan Research Institute (WRI), one of Vyyo's system integrators.

"Vyyo continues to record growth milestones in China," stated Michael Corwin, president and chief operating officer. "Our relationship with WRI has yielded yet another telecom operator deployment, as well as expanded the areas that we serve. Using our solution, ChinaSat seamlessly rolled out wireless broadband access in the island of Hainan. We believe this is just the beginning of our relationship with ChinaSat and our high quality solutions will lead to additional deployments."

"There is a growing need for wireless broadband access throughout China," stated Mr. Xu Jie, president of WRI Hongxin, a wholly-owned subsidiary of WRI. "We were pleased that Vyyo's solutions fit ChinaSat's desire to roll out services in Haikou. We have worked closely with Vyyo for over two years now and anticipate deploying more systems in the future."

China Telecommunications Broadcast Satellite Corporation (ChinaSat) was founded in 1985, and was the first state-owned enterprise to manage telecommunications satellite business and provide satellite telecommunications broadcast services in China. Now it is under the leadership of the Ministry of Information Industry, the People's Republic of China.

Wuhan Research Institute (WRI) is a comprehensive application science and research organization engaged in fiber-optic communication and affiliated directly with the Ministry of Information Industry of China. WRI is the research and development base of fiber optic communication (FOC) technology in China. WRI subsidiaries supply different products into the optical and broadband communications markets, accelerating the process of transferring scientific research into production capability.

Vyyo is a global supplier of wireless broadband end-to-end solutions for telephony and high-speed data connections. Vyyo offers wireless broadband end-to-end solutions used by telecommunications providers to deliver both wireless telephony and high-speed data connections to business and residential subscribers. The technology uses point-to-multipoint architecture to deliver circuit switched (telephony), as well as voice and data over IP.