(Newswire Today) Omaha, NE, United States, 2009-06-19
- Adesta, LLC, was awarded a five-year contract for wireless site development services in the Northeast and Southeast parts of the country from leading wireless broadband service provider Open Range Communications (ORC).
Adesta, LLC, a systems integrator and project management company for communication networks and electronic security systems, was awarded a five-year contract for wireless site development services in the Northeast and Southeast parts of the country from leading wireless broadband service provider Open Range Communications (ORC), headquartered in Greenwood Village, Colorado.
Under the terms of the contract, Adesta will join Alvarion in deploying Open Range’s WiMAX voice and high speed Internet to underserved communities in the Northeast and Southeast United States. Adesta will provide deployment services from site acquisition through installation on this groundbreaking 4G wireless broadband network. The company’s work will begin immediately, encompass five southeastern states and four northeastern states, and is estimated to be completed within five years.
“Open Range is bringing high speed broadband Internet to millions of Americans in communities around the country, and Adesta is instrumental in making this deployment occur quickly in the Northeast and Southeast parts of the country for Open Range,” said Keith Paglusch, executive vice president of Open Range Communications. “Within five years, these presently un-served and underserved communities will have the same level of broadband technology that’s now available in only a few major cities.”
In January 2009, Open Range Communications received a $100 million investment from JPMorgan’s private equity arm, One Equity Partners (OEP). This investment was a prerequisite to a $267 million Broadband Access Loan from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Utilities Program (RDUP). Within the next five years, Open Range, through the use of WiMAX technology, plans to deliver wireless broadband to more than 500 un-served and underserved communities within the United States.
“One of the principal benefits of WiMAX technology is the ability to construct and deploy a high speed broadband network rapidly,” said Bob Sommerfeld, president of Adesta. “Open Range has embarked on an important mission through this historic network that will propel the advancement of the broadband initiatives. We are excited to help them realize their vision.”
About Adesta, LLC
Adesta (adestagroup.com) brings innovative, flexible and cost-efficient thinking to the design, construction and maintenance of stand-alone or integrated communication networks and security systems. For nearly two decades, Adesta has offered commercial, industrial and governmental clients an efficient single point of contact for all their project issues. A trusted partner to customers and suppliers around the world, Adesta takes great pride in delivering outstanding technology, superior control and a great return on investment.
Adesta has deployed over 2 million fiber miles in more than 150 rural and metropolitan areas and completed over 1,000 large-scale, electronic security systems projects in the United States, Europe, Asia, Central America, and the Middle East.
Headquartered in Omaha, Nebraska, Adesta is managed by executives from the telecommunications, construction and security industries. For more information, visit the company’s website or call (866) 221-5641.
About Open Range Communications
Open Range (openrangecomm.com) is a broadband wireless provider using WiMAX technology to deliver wireless broadband to un-served and underserved American communities. Open Range plans to deliver portable and eventually mobile voice and Internet services to customers within its robust WiMAX footprint. In January 2009, Open Range announced a $100 million investment by One Equity Partners, the private equity arm of JPMorgan Chase and the closing of a Broadband Access Loan previously approved by the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural Development Utilities Program (RDUP) for $267 million. The combined funding will allow Open Range to build 4G WiMAX networks in 546 communities in 17 states where the Company will offer high speed Internet and voice services to approximately six million people.
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