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Intracom Telecom Supplies Small-Cells Wireless Backhaul Radios to MTS Russia

Intracom Telecom Supplies Small-Cells Wireless Backhaul Radios to MTS Russia

Athens, Greece – 6 May 2015 – Intracom Telecom, a global telecommunications system vendor, through its subsidiary Intracom Svyaz in Russia, announced today the signing of a contract to supply its new mmWave, fully outdoor Ethernet radios, StreetNode™-V60 (6250 PTP) and UltraLink™-FX80, to MTS Russia, the country’s largest mobile operator. The duration of the frame agreement is 2 years.

MTS Russia selected the specific systems through an international tender, as it prepares for future growth for its 4G+ network, upgrading the offered capacity to its subscribers at street level locations. The StreetNode™-V60 and UltraLink™-FX80 systems operate in the 60 GHz and 70/80GHz bands respectively and ideally address applications ranging from Small-Cell Backhaul to Macrocell Backhaul and Fronthaul. Both systems provide leading capacity (up to 3 Gbps for UltraLink™-FX80 and 1.7 Gbit/s for StreetNode™-V60) and can be deployed easily on lamp posts or walls, as well as, on rooftops and telecommunication towers.

Commenting on the Frame Agreement, Mr. Athanasios Antoulinakis, General Director of Intracom Svyaz, said: “We are very proud to supply our innovative systems to MTS Russia that today serves more than 100 million subscribers in Russia. The operator can take advantage of the compact size, multiple interfaces and flexible powering capabilities of these radios for fast and easy installation. The systems’ Auto-Alignment and ‘Zero-Touch’ provisioning via a Bluetooth-connected Android Tablet, enable rapid, cost effective and error-free link deployment.”

About Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (“MTS”)
Mobile TeleSystems OJSC (“MTS”) is the leading telecommunications group in Russia, Сentral and Eastern Europe, offering mobile and fixed voice, broadband, pay TV as well as content and entertainment services in one of the world’s fastest growing regions. Including its subsidiaries, the Group services over 100 million mobile subscribers. The Group has been awarded GSM licenses in Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Belarus, a region that boasts a total population of more than 230 million. Since June 2000, MTS’ Level 3 ADRs have been listed on the New York Stock Exchange (ticker symbol MBT). Additional information about the MTS Group can be found at www.mtsgsm.com

About Intracom Telecom
Intracom Telecom is a global telecommunication systems & solutions vendor operating for over 35 years in the market. Intracom Telecom innovates in the areas of small-cell backhaul, wireless transmission and broadband wireless access and has successfully deployed its industry leading point-to-point and point-to-multipoint packet radio systems worldwide. Over 100 customers in more than 70 countries choose Intracom Telecom for its state-of-the-art technology. The company employs more than 1,800 people and operates subsidiaries in Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS, the Middle East and Africa, Asia and North America. For more information, visit www.intracom-telecom.com

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Alexandros Tarnaris, Marketing Communications Director, Intracom Telecom
tel. +30-210-667-7027, e-mail: atarnar@intracom-telecom.com


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