CENX to supply 4G LTE wireless backhaul to LightSquared

09 August 2011 | Alex Hawkes

Ethernet exchange operator CENX is to provide a 4G LTE wireless backhaul platform to support LightSquared’s deployment of a 4G LTE wireless broadband network across the US.

CENX hopes its OSS platform will support LightSquared’s bandwidth requirements helping to drive the lowest cost per bit and leading to higher profitability.

Ethernet backhaul can integrate multiple access providers across a region, offer a path to a multi-class of service and support systems for monitoring backhaul and SLAs that are Ethernet ready. As well as offering operational simplicity, CENX claims 4G LTE backhaul will deliver savings of up...

Topics: CENX, Ethernet, LightSquared

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