Wavion Selected by a Leading Carrier to Provide Broadband Access to 1,000 Villages in West China

Yoqne’am, Israel, December 02, 2009 - Wavion™, a company transforming the Metro and Rural Wi-Fi market with a new category of Wi-Fi Base Station and BHU, Wavion’s distributor in China , announced today the selection of Wavion’s Wi-Fi  base stations for the broadband access coverage of 1,000 villages in West China for a Leading Carrier.

The broadband access is provided by a mix of Wavion’s 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz base stations and is providing voice and data services to SME and residential customers in these villages. 

The award was facilitated by BHU. "This project is a major breakthrough to the Chinese market”, said Mr. Yao Yongxin, General Manager of the Wireless Division at BHU. “After a careful evaluation of all the competing solutions, we have selected Wavion’s solution because of its unique and powerful beamforming technology which enables a carrier-class quality at a cost-effective price“.

Wavion’s unique and powerful WBS-2400 and WBS-5800 spatially adaptive beamforming base stations provide extended range, higher throughput, and much better NLOS coverage. As a result, unlike conventional access points, it does not require costly high towers and can be easily installed on rooftops and still provide, extended and homogeneous coverage with Indoor penetration. Moreover, its flexible architecture built around two types of base stations – omni-directional and sector – and its rugged weather-proof enclosure add significantly to its unique value offering to Telecommunication operators.

“Wavion is very proud to add a Chinese leading carrier to its list of National Carrier customers”, said Eran Kaplan, Wavion's EVP Sales and Marketing. “This is a major victory of Wavion’s technology and it demonstrates Wavion’s unique value proposition to large telecommunications operators in terms of the quality of Service (QoS) and the total cost of ownership (TCO) provided.”

About Wavion
Wavion is transforming the metro Wi-Fi and rural markets with a new category of spatially adaptive beamforming base stations. The company’s digital beamforming and SDMA technologies are the first and only to resolve the significant performance, penetration and profitability challenges facing large scale metro and rural deployments. Wavion is privately held and backed by world-class investors including Elron Electronic Industries Ltd. (NASDAQ: ELRN), and BRM Capital. Wavion has offices in Miami, US, San Paulo, Brazil, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Moscow, Russia and New Delhi, India. To learn more, please visit Wavion at www.wavionnetworks.com

About BHU Wireless
Beijing Huasun Unicreate Co.Ltd was founded in 2003, dedicated to professional wireless broadband solutions. Rely on the technology development for several years and accumulated solid project experiences, BHU has perfectly resolved the three extreme difficulties in wireless field, which are Mobile wireless broadband, NLOS ultra far distance and ultra high bandwidth wireless transmission, and  Wi-Fi coverage with ultra range and penetration ability. BHU provides complete wireless broadband solutions for various demands, and truly realize the power to do everything you can imagine in wireless filed.
In March, 2009, BHU and Wavion became united into strategic partners, and BHU will distribute Wavion products exclusively in china market.
Through the hard work of BHU and partners, BHU now serve in customers in military, navy, power supply, transportation, oil, police, fire control, enterprise, government, and education industry. Meanwhile BHU is open to cooperate with powerful partners to develop a more bright market in emergency communication and Wi-Fi wireless coverage. More information please refer to www.bhuwireless.com

 Hila Nagel
Wavion Ltd.
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