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NEC launches iPASOLINK EX Advanced, E-Band Wireless Transport Solutions in India to support increased backhaul demand

NEC’s launch is a precursor to equip Indian telcos prior to the national 5G roll-outThe innovative product is best equipped for handling the current LTE and future 5G front/backhauling

New Delhi, 21 September 2021 – NEC Corporation of India (NEC India) today announced the launch of iPASOLINK EX Advanced Dual, NEC's outdoor, integrated, ultra-compact microwave radio system supporting 70-80 GHz band communications (E-band), in India.

The low latency, multi-functional, and compact iPASOLINK EX Advanced Dual caters to mobile operators that provide LTE Advanced and 5G services, as well as other customers demanding reliable and high-capacity transmission for epoch-making services. iPASOLINK EX Advanced Dual is highly adaptable to network loads, whether unexpected or scheduled, provides flexibility and agility at a lower cost (compared to optical fibers) with matching reliability that satisfies demanding customers and their end users. Moreover, NEC's radio equipment boasts the lowest failure rate in the industry, providing customers long-lasting stable operation and high cost-efficiency.

NEC is at the forefront in developing and providing field-proven, reliable wireless backhaul solutions through NEC's PASOLINK series of Microwave Radios for service providers all over the world. iPASOLINK EX Advanced Dual is NEC's first wireless equipment to offer 20 Gbps capacity. Compared to fiber transmission, the solution is the best realistic alternative in the market and is ideal for operators looking to expand with rapid and cost-effective deployments in the Indian market.

Some features of NEC’s iPASOLINK EX Advanced Dual include maximum transmission capacity of the 80GHz spectrum with AMBR (Adaptive Modulation and Bandwidth Radio) that enables end users to avail fast and stable network speed despite high traffic. Its built-in advanced L2 switch with ERPS and H-QoS support, among others, enables carrier-grade Ethernet services as well. Its compact and lightweight body also makes it easy for installations and can be mounted easily on rooftops or poles without reinforcements, thereby minimizing installation costs.

Mr. Sandeep Sudeep, Vice President, Telecom, NEC India, said, “The launch of NEC's iPASOLINK EX Advanced Dual in India is a gigantic asset towards building NEC India’s Telecom stack prior to the much-awaited 5G rollout in the country. Through market attuned solutions and services, we are constantly striving to become the leading strategic partner of connectivity and communication service providers for India’s highly competitive telecom segment. iPASOLINK EX Advanced Dual is a highly reliable solution for Indian telcos to bank on for strengthening their current service while laying a strong foundation for state-of-the-art technologies like 5G and associated backhaul requirements.”

Mr. Yukio Hioki, General Manager, Wireless Solutions Division, NEC Corporation, said; “NEC has an impeccable record in providing innovative solutions to address global technology requirements. NEC’s PASOLINK series provides highly reliable wireless transmission radio systems that are designed for easy deployment among developing markets that are facing various challenges. The seamless deployments across a wide range of global markets is a testament to our capabilities and scalability.”

About NEC Corporation India (NEC India)

NEC is a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies and brings more than 121 years of expertise in technological innovation to provide solutions for empowering people, businesses, and society. Headquartered in Japan, NEC started operations in India in the 1950s, accelerating its growth through the expansion of business to global markets. NEC in India expanded its business from telecommunications to public safety, logistics, transportation, retail, finance, unified communication, and IT platforms, serving across governments, businesses as well as individuals. With its Centre of Excellence for analytics platform solutions, big data, biometrics, mobile and retail, NEC in India offers innovative new services and solutions for India and global markets.

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