Israel-based millimeter wave expert Siklu pacts with Tessco, seeks to penetrate U.S. wireless market

Dec. 4, 2014
Tessco will now offer Siklu’s EtherHaul systems for rooftop, street level connectivity.

Siklu (Tel Aviv, Israel), a specialist in millimeter wave radio technology, has signed an agreement with Tessco Technologies (NASDAQ: TESS), a supplier of integrated products and supply chain solutions to the wireless communications industry. Tessco will now offer Siklu’s full line of EtherHaul millimeter wave systems for high capacity rooftop and street level connectivity.

“Siklu’s EtherHaul radios provide a unique solution for urban high capacity connectivity challenges,” comments Scott McClure, Tessco’s director of broadband product management. “It’s the combination of high capacity, spectrum efficiency, and high reliability at a competitive price that makes Siklu a compelling value in the marketplace. The EtherHaul solution is a great addition to our broadband portfolio.”

Siklu's EtherHaul line of gigabit-capacity millimeter wave radios operate over the 60, 70, and 80 GHz bands. Addressing both rooftop and street level high capacity connectivity challenges, the EtherHaul radios are especially designed for dense, capacity-hungry urban networks.

“Tessco is a market-leading solutions provider with unparalleled wireless industry knowledge and supply chain expertise. We’re extremely pleased to add them to our portfolio and are confident they will further our penetration of the U.S. market,” says Ilan Moshe, who heads Siklu’s North American activities.

Among the most deployed millimeter wave radios in the world, thousands of Siklu's EtherHaul units are used globally to deliver Carrier-grade performance in mobile backhaul, business broadband, wireless security, and residential broadband networks, notes the company.

Moshe added, “Millimeter wave is a rapidly growing segment of wireless connectivity in the U.S. Service providers of all kinds are recognizing the advantages of providing gigabit capacity over an interference-free band that is either low-cost or unlicensed. With Tessco, we will be able to improve our service, product availability, and delivery, enabling quicker deployment for our customers.”

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