“We are very excited to provide our customers with the enhanced coverage and capacity they need in a business environment. The ip.access solution allows us to target and acquire customers quickly because it can be deployed far more rapidly than competing solutions, and at a lower cost to end users,”
said Theo van der Wiel, Director of Network Systems, Telfort. Mark Pittick, Vice President Sales and Marketing, ip.access, added,
“Economically, our solution for improved coverage and capacity is the most viable for operators and their customers. This contract gives Telfort a competitive advantage in the Dutch business market and marks another important step in the roll-out of nanoGSM™ worldwide.”
The ip.access nanoBTS™ is a GSM picocell basestation that uses IP networks to deliver cellular voice and data services, in the smallest and most cost-effective package available today. Through the innovation of using IP as the backhaul medium, the nanoBTS™ provides coverage and capacity simply and efficiently. The nanoBTS™ is part of the ip.access nanoGSM™ solution, which allows network operators to boost mobile phone coverage in previously hard-to-reach areas, enabling new applications such as Wireless Office.
ip.access ltd (www.ipaccess.com)
Designs and manufactures a range of GSM and GPRS infrastructure solutions that integrate seamlessly with IP-based networks providing ubiquitous and cost-effective mobile radio coverage within buildings. ip.access products can be used to enhance public mobile networks and to support emerging enterprise-focused wireless office services. Based in Cambridge, UK, ip.access ltd is a wholly-owned subsidiary of TTP Communications plc, a world leading independent supplier of cellular handset technology. TTP Communications, through its subsidiary TTPCom (www.ttpcom.com), sells technology intellectual property used in the design and manufacture of wireless communication terminals. Over 80 devices using its GSM technology have achieved Full Type Approval – more than any other independent developer. TTP Communications plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: TTC).
Telfort BV (www.telfort.nl)
An independent and profitable provider of mobile telecommunication for both consumers and business clients. Telfort offers high quality products at extremely competitive rates. Telfort employs a high standard network and focuses on customer service for its more than 2.2 million customers. As off summer 2005 Telfort will be the first Dutch operator with nationwide mobile broadband coverage. Telfort is a vital organization which quickly anticipates market developments. Besides the Telfort brand the company was able to develop a new market segment: the wholesale market. Albert Heijn, EasyMobile, Debitel, Lebara, Tele 2, Transatel and Versatel opted for Telfort to provide mobile services under their brands. Telfort uses this partner approach to expand its range in specific market segments.