TEL-AVIV, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 14, 2004--Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALVR), the leading provider of wireless broadband solutions worldwide, today announced that Serbia's incumbent operator, Telekom Serbia A.D., has placed an initial $3.6M order for its advanced eMGW(TM) solutions to support voice and data services. Installation of equipment has already begun in Parnicko Brdo (Novi Pazar). This order is the first to be received under a previously announced frame agreement with Telekom Serbia which will use Alvarion field-proven solutions to establish its telecommunications infrastructure to suburban and rural areas of the country.
"Both fast Internet access and carrier class voice services have become basic requirements for commerce and education in Serbia and broadband wireless is the most cost-effective way to provide connections to many of our residence and business users," said Drasko Petrovic, Director General of Telekom Serbia. "The extensive experience of Alvarion, Ei COMgroup KONSING and TeleGroup with deployments of this size gives us confidence as we embark on this significant project to use eMGW(TM) to bring service to new regions."