MANHASSET, N.Y. Israeli-based broadband wireless systems supplier Ceragon Networks Ltd. has signed an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with mobile communications company Nokia.
Under the agreement, Nokia will include Ceragon's high-capacity FibeAir family with its microwave radio product portfolio as Nokia PowerHopper Vario to provide cellular transmission networking solutions. This OEM agreement is the outcome of several years of successful integration of Ceragon's SDH radio products into Nokia's global transmission solutions.
"Nokia's decision to strengthen its relationship with Ceragon reflects the rising demand for high-capacity radio solutions," said Ira Palti president and chief executive, Ceragon Networks Ltd., in a statement. "We are confident that our industry-proven SDH radios will add value to Nokia's portfolio and help deliver a complete solution to their customer base."
"Ceragon has a market leading position in the cellular backhauling network business. This agreement will enhance our full system capabilities by broadening our high capacity product offering to our system customers." said Risto Valtonen, general manager, Cellular Transmission, Nokia Networks, in a statement.