Telcel Turns On In-Building Small Cell Mobility Services for Business, Education and Government Customers in Mexico
Small Cell Systems Supplied by SpiderCloud Wireless and Business Partners
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 7, 2015 – SpiderCloud Wireless, Inc., the leading provider of scalable small cell Enterprise Radio Access Network (E-RAN) systems, today announced that Telcel, the leading provider of mobile communications in Mexico, has turned on scalable small cell systems for in-building coverage and capacity for its largest government, education and business customers in Mexico, following a successful launch in June 2014 with SpiderCloud.
“Our largest customers in Mexico demand and expect a superior mobile network experience at all times,” said Mr. Gerardo Aguirre, director of network engineering with Telcel. “With SpiderCloud as our go-to in-building network solution, Mexico’s business, education and government customers are experiencing the leading edge of in-building mobility as part of our continued commitment to deliver a superior mobile experience.”
SpiderCloud’s system includes a Services Node (SCSN) that controls up to 100 self-organizing, dual-band 3G + 4G and 4G + 4G small cells, providing up to 200 sectors of mobile coverage and capacity. The simple-to-install system over Ethernet provides reliable in-building services for enterprise and venues of up to 1.5 million square feet. A system can be installed in just days using an enterprise Local Area Network (LAN). The largest Telcel installation consists of 67 Radio Nodes and one Services Node. SpiderCloud’s business partners for América Móvil include Cisco and NEC.
“We are very proud to work with Telcel and our partners on this ground-breaking commercial rollout,” said Michael Gallagher, chief executive officer with SpiderCloud Wireless. “Together, we will work with Telcel and América Móvil to bring in-building services to major metropolitan areas in South America.”
SpiderCloud Wireless is the first company to offer mobile operators a highly scalable small cell system for LAN deployment of reliable mobile services indoors for enterprise customers of any size. Customers include América Móvil (Telcel), EE (Cisco), Verizon, Vodafone UK, Vodafone Netherlands, and Warid Telecom.
Meet SpiderCloud Wireless at the LTE Latin America event, taking place April 7-9 at the SulAmerica convention center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Telcel is the leading cell phone services provider in Mexico with 70 million subscribers. Telcel is a subsidiary of América Móvil S.A.B. de C.V. ("AMX"). América Móvil (AMX) is a Mexican telecommunications company headquartered in Mexico City and the leading wireless services provider in Latin America and the third largest in the world in terms of equity subscribers.
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SpiderCloud Wireless develops a scalable small cell network system that allows mobile operators to deliver unprecedented cellular coverage, capacity and smart applications to enterprises. SpiderCloud Wireless is an ISO 9001:2008 certified company that is based in San Jose, California and is backed by investors Charles River Ventures, Matrix Partners, Opus Capital and Shasta Ventures.
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