October 29, 2009

Acton bags order from BanglaLion

Wins order for 10,000 WiMAX CPE devices

Bangla Lion Communications, a licensee of WiMAX, based in Bangladesh, has placed orders for 10,000 WiMAX CPE devices with Accton Technology, which is headquartered in Taiwan.

In addition, Bangla Lion Communications is currently negotiating orders with Zyxel Communications, the leading provider of broadband-internet access solutions.
Abdul Manan, chairman of Bangla Lion Communications, said in Taipei that the company’s shopping list of CPE products includes indoor and outdoor WiMAX terminal-end devices as well as USB network cards.

Bangla Lion Communications also will approach
suppliers who can offer netbooks having built-in WiMAX modules, according to Abdul Manan. He was in Taipei to attend the exhibition named ‘Broadband Taiwan-2009’ which took place on October 26-28, 2009.

Manan said Bangla Lion Communications intends to invest US $250 million in order to build up its WiMAX infrastructure over the next 5 years. Apart from this, the company aims to raise the number of its WiMAX base stations from 900 at present to 6,000.


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