Celcore supplies cellular system to Millicom for deployment in Russia.MEMPHIS Memphis, city, ancient Egypt
Memphis (mĕm`fĭs), ancient city of Egypt, capital of the Old Kingdom (c.3100–c.2258 B.C.), at the apex of the Nile delta and 12 mi (18 km) from Cairo. , Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 22, 1996--Celcore officials announced today that Millicom International Cellular S.A. has entered an agreement with Celcore to deploy a cellular system in Russia.
In partnership with the local PTT (1) (Postal, Telegraph & Telephone) The governmental agency responsible for combined postal, telegraph and telephone services in many European countries.
(2) See push-to-talk.
PTT - Post, Telephone and Telegraph administration , Millicom will be the first to provide cellular service in Smolensk, a city of 1.2 million people about 400 kilometers west of Moscow. The system is scheduled to be in service later this year.
Millicom's cellular system includes the Celcore GlobalSwitch mobile switching center, GlobalCell AMPS base stations, and a Network Management System with graphical user interface graphical user interface (GUI)
Computer display format that allows the user to select commands, call up files, start programs, and do other routine tasks by using a mouse to point to pictorial symbols (icons) or lists of menu choices on the screen as opposed to having to for ease of operation and maintenance. Celcore is also providing Millicom a complete system solution including installation services and ancillary equipment.
Celcore's GlobalCell is a radio base station that can function in both wireless local loop and full mobility cellular applications. The GlobalSwitch is a family of modular Mobile Switching Centers that can be flexibly customized for use with public switched telephone network (PSTN (Public Switched Telephone Network) The worldwide voice telephone network. Once only an analog system, the heart of most telephone networks today is all digital. In the U.S. ), private branch exchange (PBX (Private Branch eXchange) An inhouse telephone switching system that interconnects telephone extensions to each other as well as to the outside telephone network (PSTN). ), or VSAT (Very Small Aperture satellite Terminal) A small earth station for satellite transmission that handles up to 56 Kbits/sec of digital transmission. VSATs that handle the T1 data rate (up to 1.544 Mbits/sec) are called "TSATs. network.
"We are delighted to work with Millicom to meet the needs of Russia's rapidly expanding wireless communication market. Celcore's distributed client-server technology is specifically designed to provide wireless service in emerging markets cost-effectively," said Tom Berger, President and COO of Celcore. "Our relationship with Millicom further demonstrates Celcore's capability as a global cellular system supplier."
Millicom International Cellular S.A., based in Luxembourg, is a leading operator of cellular telephone services worldwide. It currently has interests in 29 ventures in 20 countries which have a combined population of approximately 410 million people.
With headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., Celcore develops and markets wireless infrastructure equipment worldwide. Based on a distributed client-server architecture, Celcore wireless solutions are designed for scaleable and cost-effective implementation. Celcore's diverse product line includes its GlobalSystems portfolio of cellular, micro-cellular, fixed wireless, GSM, PCS, CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) A method for transmitting simultaneous signals over a shared portion of the spectrum. The foremost application of CDMA is the digital cellular phone technology from QUALCOMM that operates in the 800 MHz band and 1.9 GHz PCS band. and TDMA (Time Division Multiple Access) A satellite and cellular phone technology that interleaves multiple digital signals onto a single high-speed channel. For cellular, TDMA triples the capacity of the original analog method (FDMA). systems; GlobalSwitch(TM) family of modular Mobile Switching Centers; GlobalCell(TM) base stations for both analog and digital air protocols; Network Management System with graphical user interface; and GlobalHub(TM) intelligent network platform for advanced personal mobility services.
CONTACT: Celcore, Memphis
Steve Chen, 901/759-5155
Millicom International Cellular
Joel Hariton, 352/457-145-201