* SimbaNET and Aperto - Tanzania

Aperto Networks has announced that SimbaNET, a pan-African service provider, has selected its PacketMAX platform for new WiMAX deployments in Tanzania. The deployment in Tanzania will be the largest WiMAX network in that country. SimbaNET is deploying PacketMAX 5000 base stations and PacketMAX 100 subscriber units in Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania, before expanding to other regions. The network will operate in the 3.3 GHz and 3.5 GHz bands and will initially provide high-speed wireless data and voice to corporate and SME customers. Support will also be expanded later for residential and small commercial use.

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