Comtech, Supernet migrate to 3G services network

MONITORING REPORT ISB: The Comtech EF Data Corp. and Supernet Limited, leading satellite system integrator and service provider of Pakistan, have successfully migrated of the entire 2G TDM satellite backhaul network to an all IP optimized backhaul solution to support the current 2G/2.5G and future 3G operations of a leading mobile network operator in Pakistan.

The contract was awarded to Supernet after it had successfully tested and proven the technologies and processes for seamless transition to an end-to-end IP satellite network by utilizing Comtech EF Datas award-winning and field-proven mobile backhaul solution.

“This progress will carry more than 500 Mbps of voice and data traffic,” said an official of the company and added the migration to a 3G network will be carried out by simply enabling the optional IP Packet Processor of Comtech EF Datas CDM-625 Advanced Satellite Modem with DoubleTalk® Carrier-in-Carrier®.

All mobile network operators in Pakistan have utilized satellite for their core backbones primary links and for access links to extend 2G/2.5G service coverage into rural and remote areas.

“We are very excited to partner with Supernet and to help facilitate the continual growth of mobile services in Pakistan,” commented Daniel Enns, Senior Vice President Marketing and Business Development for Comtech EF Data.

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