|[June 18, 2004]
LGC Wireless Announces Shipment of 100th 3G In-building Wireless System; LGC's In-building Wireless Solution Chosen by Wireless Operators for 3G
SAN JOSE, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- June 18, 2004 -- LGC Wireless, the market leader in in-building wireless solutions, announced today that it has shipped its 100th InterReach(TM) Unison 3G system. Major wireless operators worldwide in countries including the United Kingdom, Japan, the Netherlands, France, Spain, China, Germany, and Austria have selected LGC's 3G in-building wireless system. LGC's systems can be found in stadiums, shopping malls, office buildings and airports throughout these countries. InterReach(TM) Unison is a fiber optic wireless networking system designed to handle both wireless voice and data communications and provide high quality, seamless access for mobile users.
The wireless industry is embracing 3G because it delivers enhanced quality voice calls, similar to fixed-line calls, alongside faster data connections for multimedia services such as video, e-mail downloads, music and interactive games. In-building wireless systems become essential as 3G standards have matured and wireless users require reliable indoor coverage to support their advanced voice and data applications. With Europe and Japan already committed on a long-term basis to 3G and North America moving forward, 3G offers a truly global wireless standard for personal multimedia communications.
"For 3G, InterReach(TM) Unison is critical to ensuring the services offered by wireless operators are always accessible. It provides significant advantages over other in-building wireless distribution products and delivers the highest performance for both voice and data applications," said Ian Sugarbroad, president and CEO of LGC Wireless. "LGC Wireless has demonstrated that we are the in-building experts and the source to look to when enhancing in-building coverage for 3G networks," added Sugarbroad. "LGC is delivering on its technology 'here and now,' based on solid experience and a vision that is executable."
LGC's InterReach(TM) Unison is a state-of-the-art distributed antenna system providing seamless mobile communication access for public or private venues. LGC's patented technology allows the use of fiber/twisted-pair cabling infrastructure, commonly used in Local Area Network's (LANs), for delivery of wireless voice and data applications. The InterReach(TM) Unison system supports all wireless protocols including TDMA, CDMA, CDMA2000, GSM, iDEN, 1XRTT, Ev-DO, GPRS, and W-CDMA.
About LGC Wireless
LGC Wireless is a leading supplier of products for optimizing the deployment of metropolitan cellular, PCS and 3G networks, and for providing mobile users with reliable in-building access to high quality voice and wireless data. LGC is currently shipping product to more than 25 countries, and has provided wireless solutions in some of the world's landmark properties -- Heathrow Airport, the Petronas Towers, the Venetian Hotel, the New York airports, and the 2002 Winter Games venues. Supported wireless access standards include TDMA, CDMA, CDMA2000, GSM, iDEN, 1xRTT, Ev-DO, GPRS, W-CDMA, and 802.11. LGC Wireless is ISO 9001 and 14001 certified, ensuring that their quality management systems comply with international standards of excellence.
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