Thursday, July 28, 2011

Niue - A new island-wide "4G" all-IP mobile network has been launched

[prweb] Lemko Corporation along with their partner, Challenge Networks, is pleased to announce the successful launch of a mobile network service on the island of Niue. The pre-paid service provides island wide voice, data and text message communication.

The Foreign Minister of New Zealand, Hon Murray McCully completed the first call to the Premier of Niue, an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean. The Hon Premier, Toke Tufukia Talagi said during the opening ceremony “This is a great day for the People of Niue and a special thanks to all involved who made this happen”.

“The Lemko Node1TM solution makes it possible to economically offer state-of-the-art digital voice and text services to the residents and tourist of Niue,” says Chris White, Executive Vice President at Lemko Corporation. “Our fully distributed all-IP approach eliminates backhaul and uniquely positions Niue to offer richly featured, high quality services at a price point that meets their market.”

Node1 delivers an all IP, packet-switched mobile broadband cellular solution. It provides a complete cellular network at every cell site through local completion of all switching, control, authentication and billing record creation. This fully distributed approach meets the wireless industry’s vision for fourth generation (4G) networks.

Lemko and Challenge Networks Provide Wireless Service to Niue

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