At the 28th Annual CANTO Conference in Miami, Florida on July 23, 2012, BTI Systems announced the addition of new resellers and an increase in sales of mobile backhaul solutions in the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) region.
Panama-based Sonitel S.A. is one of the new BTI resellers in CALA. Sonitel provides IT solutions to corporations and enterprises in Central America, and it specializes in access, datacenter, infoware, and networking solutions The Panamanian company has cornered more than 30% of the network market in Central America and more than 20% of the datacenter market. Sonitel will be providing BTI’s complete line of to financial services, government agencies, and service providers.
DIEXTRA will serve as BTI’s reseller in the Dominican Republic. DIEXTRA provides numerous solutions and seasoned technical expertise to Dominican telecommunications service providers. It also offers BTI Systems solutions for Mobile Backhaul, Metro Packet, Optical and Ethernet Business Services.
Telecom service revenue in the Caribbean and Latin American region is expected grow to $143 billion by 2014, according to TeleGeography’s Global Comms Insight Research. In particular, the wireless sector will take the lead thanks to constantly growing demands of wireless and broadband subscribers.
According to Peter Dale, BTI System’s Vice President of Sales, Americas at BTI, the company’s growth with mobile backhaul deployments fits the current global market trend. BTI earlier announced that new North America and APAC (Asia Pacific) mobile backhaul customers increased by more than 85%.
“We look forward to working closely with Sonitel and DIEXTRA to increase Mobile Backhaul and Ethernet Services market penetration in the CALA region,” VP Dale said.
It is incumbent upon metro service providers to keep apace of escalating customer migration to mobile content by adopting solutions that supports widespread 3G and 4G deployments in metro and regional networks. To this end, BTI Systems and its resellers provide end-to-end, unified packet approaches for voice, data and multimedia services. BTI IT solutions comes with comprehensive service management that further improve efficiency and reliability.
Advantech Wireless is raking in the cash in Latin America. The Canadian-based VSAT manufacturer announced last Friday that it bagged a new $3 million contract from a Latin American telephone company.
The Advantech customer was undergoing significant expansion of its communications network in order to support multiple services like enterprise, COTM, mobile backhaul, and NGN nodes. The customer ordered a number of C-band and Ku-band VSAT equipment models. Models cited for purchase and installation include the S4120 Advanced DVBS2-RCS VSAT and the S5420 DVBS2-SCPC or RCS Adaptive VSAT. All units feature Advantech Wireless LNB and BUCs, and they will also have complete IFL and Antenna kits. These VSAT systems will use the customer’s own space segment and infrastructure.
Advantech had already successfully filled a recent order worth $2.4M from the same customer. The combined contracts amounted to more than 3500 VSAT earth station equipment purchased and/or covered. Advantech Wireless will also provide cellular backhaul, COTM, Internet and other IP Enterprise Services, VoIP, VC, and Video Distribution, and Residential Services.
Twenty years ago, Advantech Wireless built the first DVB-RCS system in the world. Today, it manufactures satellite, VSAT systems, RF equipment, and microwave systems.