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Durham, NC, United States, 2010/08/10 - GigaBeam Shows over 100% growth in sales in Central Europe in last 6 months; GigaBeam, announced that its sales in Central Europe have grown over 100% in the last 6 months as a result of its partnership with Orcave - Orcave.com.
GigaBeam, the global leader in deployment of 70/80 GHz radios, announced today that its sales in Central Europe have grown over 100% in the last 6 months as a result of its partnership with Orcave, a distributor that initially engaged with GigaBeam in 2009. Due to this success, GigaBeam has extended its partnership with Orcave to enhance product and service delivery through all of Europe.
The recent sales growth highlights regions such as the Czech Republic as a model country in the creation of a viable wireless infrastructure, and to Orcave as the best positioned partner to service the growing market. The Czech Republic ranks among the 10 fastest countries for broadband and Internet capacities, experiencing 23% year-over-year growth, according to the 2009 “State of the Internet Report,” by Akamai.
“In the last year of working together, we’ve created an outstanding partnership with Orcave. We share a vision of the European market and the results thus far have been excellent,” said S. Jay Lawrence, CEO, GigaBeam . “We believe this expanded relationship will greatly improve our customers’ experience throughout Europe. We now have local inventory, sales and technical service support with local culture and language skills. We are further positioned to respond more readily to our European clientele, and we will.”
“When we originally began our review of the millimeter wave communication market, we selected GigaBeam because we appreciated that the Gi-CORE is the most superior wireless gigabit radio on the market,” said Petr Novak, Chairman, Orcave. “We have seen interest and growth in our business with GigaBeam and are thrilled to be expanding our relationship with GigaBeam. This relationship will allow us to work very closely to build more business throughout Europe.”
Orcave has purchased more than a 100 systems in the last 9 months and continues to have growing demands. As a result of the new agreement with GigaBeam, Orcave will serve to extend GigaBeam’s market presence in Europe and will maintain local inventory, as well as local trained technical support and sales.
GigaBeam Acquisition Corporation (gigabeam.com) is a private company operating under the name “GigaBeam.” GigaBeam is the most accomplished business with fixed wireless millimeter wave radios to date. GigaBeam’s product portfolio ranges from broadband wireless access solutions (from 1Mb/s) to Metro Ethernet Core ultra broadband solutions (to 1Gb/s), with a product roadmap to payloads greater than 10Gb/s and also lower latency. GigaBeam’s focus is on forming true customer partnerships to ensure needs are met and as such can offer either complete turnkey True Private Networks™ or ala carte solutions. With customers in over 20 countries world wide, GigaBeam’s users include large enterprises such as Google, Fidelity, the DoD, NASA, municipalities, universities, medical centers, financial institutions, various international departments/ministries of defense, and other government agencies globally. GigaBeam has been tested by and approved for use by many regulatory bodies and test labs including the FCC, NTIA, US Army, CE, UL and ETSI to name a few.
Orcave (orcave.com) is a common trademark for a group of private companies based in the Czech Republic. Orcave develops and manufactures microwave links with well-established channels for sales and distribution in the region with reach to the rest of Europe as well. Orcave also runs data network infrastructure and offers carrier-to-carrier services to customers like TSystems, GTS and Vodafone. Orcave’s technological background is based on reliable manufacturing capabilities and more than 20 years experience in the field.