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News from and about Cambridge Broadband Networks

2011 news

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8-Feb-11 Path to Gigabit Multipoint Microwave Backhaul Announced PDF
12-Jan-11 Cambridge Broadband Networks Changes Backhaul Forever with Zero-Footprint Multipoint Backhaul Platform PDF

2010 news

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6-Dec-10 Cambridge Broadband Networks raises $16.5M for global market push PDF
26-Nov-10 Cambridge Broadband Networks Ranked In Top 200 of the Fastest Growing Technology Companies on the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 EMEA 2010 PDF
19-Nov-10 Cambridge Broadband Networks cleans up PDF
25-Oct-10 Cambridge Broadband Networks Ranked Number 36th Fastest Growing Technology Company in the UK in the 2010 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 PDF
19-Oct-10 MTN Group and Cambridge Broadband Networks Complete Multinational Framework Agreement PDF
6-Oct-10 Next generation microwave solutions for the delivery of LTE
Presented at European Communications webinar [1.5MB]
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23-Sep-10 Land Mobile: Tactical issues in installing a backhaul network PDF
21-Sep-10 The business case for LTE backhaul
Presented at Informa Telecoms and Media webinar [3.5MB]
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20-Sep-10 Sunday Times Tech Track 100 2010 recognises Cambridge Broadband Networks’ continuing growth PDF
9-Aug-10 RCR Wireless reader’s forum: Backhaul to the future
12-Jul-10 Cambridge Broadband Networks honored at Stevies® PDF
29-Jun-10 Africa, playing ahead of the game
21-Jun-10 Backhaul to the future - ‘Developing’ markets show how European cellcos could avoid drowning in smartphone traffic
17-May-10 NEC delivers enterprise access and backhaul network to Antenna Hungária using VectaStar from Cambridge Broadband Network PDF
18-Mar-10 innovation pays off for Cambridge Broadband Networks PDF
28-Jan-10 Cambridge Broadband partner with Gateway Communications to create world’s largest point to multipoint microwave network PDF
19-Jan-10 Cambridge Broadband Networks announces Network Design Service Group PDF

2009 news

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2-Dec-09 Cambridge strengthens management team to capitalise on growth Peter Welch appointed Chief Financial Officer PDF
5-Oct-09 Mobily goes point-to-multipoint to backhaul its rapidly expanding 3.75G HSPA network PDF
21-Sep-09 Sunday Times Tech Track 100 2009 recognises Cambridge Broadband Networks as the UK’s fastest growing wireless hardware company PDF
9-Sep-09 Cambridge Broadband Networks named as finalist for prestigious World Communication Awards 2009 PDF
23-Jun-09 Gateway Communications wins 2009 GTB Award for Innovation
17-Jun-09 VectaStar powers Gateway to African Innovation Prize PDF
3-Jun-09 Using microwave backhaul to deliver mobile broadband
Developing Telecoms
14-Apr-09 Wana prepares for 4G mobile broadband (3Mb PDF)
North African Wireless Communications Feb/Mar 2009 Print circulation of 14,000
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30-Mar-09 Lance Hiley interviewed by bnettv at the Mobile World Congress discussing Cambridge Broadband Networks’ backhaul solutions and why it is more dynamic then some of their competitor’s products. PDF
16-Feb-09 Wana to build first VectaStar Next Generation backhaul network PDF
12-Feb-09 Cambridge Broadband Networks releases VectaStar Next Generation PDF
3-Feb-09 Cambridge Secures $7.5M Financing Package PDF
29-Jan-09 Cambridge Broadband Networks appoints former Motorola executive as chairman Ex-SVP of Global Devices at Motorola Teresa Vega to succeed John Cronin PDF

2008 news

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23-Dec-08 Prudent partnerships
ft.com
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2-Dec-08 Lessons we can learn from Africa
AfricaCom show daily
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17-Nov-08 Cambridge Broadband Networks Launches VectaStar Network Management System to bring real-time actionable intelligence to backhaul networks PDF
4-Nov-08 Cambridge Broadband Networks to Join NGMN Alliance PDF
1-Oct-08 Mobile broadband traffic jam
Connect World
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3-Sep-08 Cambridge Broadband Networks Expands and Consolidates Production Facilities PDF
18-Aug-08 Dongles, Data and Apple Bite into Backhaul
Wireless Business Review
Aug-08 Weighing up the options
European Communications
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6-August-08 EDX Wireless Adds Cambridge Broadband to its Ecosystem of Strategic Partners
22-Jul-08 Backhaul is not a capacity issue
TelecomsEurope
10-Jul-08 Putting the ‘back’ in ‘backhaul’
Telecom Asia
25-Mar-08 Cambridge Broadband Networks selected by MTN to power 3G backhaul across Nigeria PDF
4-Mar-08 Cambridge Broadband Networks Limited and NEC Europe Collaborate to Deliver VectaStar Cellular Backhaul Solutions across 18 Growth Markets in Europe
18-Feb-08 Traffic jam slows down 3G wireless communications
International Herald Tribune
7-Feb-08 Cambridge Broadband launches VectaStar in 28GHz band to meet European demand for PMP backhaul solutions PDF
6-Feb-08 Wana chooses Cambridge Broadband Networks for Multi-service Delivery PDF

2007 news

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11-Dec-07 Cambridge Broadband Networks to exploit backhaul opportunity with appointment of Graham Peel as CEO
3-Dec-07 Cambridge Broadband Networks appoints new VP Marketing for next phase of company’s growth PDF
19-Nov-07 Cambridge Broadband Networks selected as Preferred Backhaul Infrastructure Supplier for MTN Group PDF
3-Oct-07 MTN chooses Cambridge Broadband Networks for multi-service wireless network in Rwanda PDF
13-Jul-07 South African operator Neotel selects Cambridge Broadband Networks for country-wide cellular backhaul deployment PDF
20-Jun-07 Cambridge Broadband Networks further expands presence in Asian market PDF
30-May-07 Cambridge Broadband Networks opens new African regional headquarters PDF
12-Apr-07 Cambridge Broadband is now Cambridge Broadband Networks Limited PDF
20-Feb-07 Cambridge Broadband appoints telecoms industry veteran John Cronin as chairman PDF
12-Feb-07 Maxis to upgrade its backhaul network using Cambridge Broadband; Alcatel-Lucent selected to manage entire upgrade project PDF
30-Jan-07 Cambridge Broadband launches VectaStar in 26GHz band to meet worldwide demand for cellular backhaul solution PDF
22-Jan-07 Cambridge Broadband raises $22.5 million in funding to continue acceleration into cellular market PDF
5-Jan-07 City of Rzeszów, Poland, awards multi-service metropolitan network contract to Cambridge Broadband, reducing telecommunication costs by 60 percent PDF

2006 news

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2-Oct-06 Maroc Connect selects Cambridge Broadband for nationwide multi-service network PDF
15-Sep-06 Cambridge Broadband ramps up South Asian operations in response to market demand PDF
5-Sep-06 Vodacom Tanzania awards Cambridge Broadband major new radio transmission equipment contract PDF
17-Aug-06 Cambridge Broadband opens new local facility PDF
3-Aug-06 Cambridge Broadband appoints new Executive Vice President of Operations PDF
17-Jul-06 MTN Cameroon selects Cambridge Broadband’s VectaStar solution for cellular backhaul PDF
11-Jul-06 Cambridge Broadband establishes local presence in Africa and expands sales force PDF
22-Jun-06 Pakistan operator Cybernet selects Cambridge Broadband’s VectaStar for cellular backhaul and business access PDF
20-Jun-06 Cambridge Broadband further expands its sales team in Asia PDF
15-Feb-06 Cambridge Broadband appoints VP Sales for North East Asia PDF
27-Jan-06 Cambridge Broadband appoints Björn Krylander as CEO PDF
23-Jan-06 Cambridge Broadband’s founding CEO Peter Wharton steps down after six years PDF
16-Jan-06 Cambridge Broadband raises new funding of $9 million PDF
11-Jan-06 Maxis deploying Cambridge Broadband Networks’s VectaStar transmission platform for 2G and 3G backhaul PDF
9-Jan-06 White Radio distributing Cambridge Broadband Networks’s fixed wireless products in North America PDF

2005 news

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23-Nov-05 NASK’s Warsaw network goes live with Cambridge Broadband’ VectaStar fixed wireless equipment PDF
9-Nov-05 Sentech further expands broadband wireless network with Cambridge Broadband’ VectaStar equipment PDF
9-Jun-05 India’s BSNL evaluating Cambridge Broadband’ fixed wireless equipment in 3G and WiMAX backhaul application PDF
12-Apr-05 Red Herring reveals companies selected for the 2005 Red Herring 100 Europe PDF
7-Apr-05 DNS SatComm deploys Cambridge Broadband network in Bangladesh PDF
10-Feb-05 SimbaNET rolls out Cambridge Broadband network PDF
26-Jan-05 Cambridge Broadband named in top 100 European IT companies for third year running PDF
24-Jan-05 Cambridge Broadband appoints Head of Sales PDF
10-Jan-05 Cambridge Broadband introduce innovative WiMAX™ solution PDF

2004 news

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8-Dec-04 French operator Mediaserv chooses Cambridge Broadband’ fixed wireless access equipment PDF
1-Dec-04 Cambridge Broadband and Gemtek systems collaborate on WiFi PDF
23-Nov-04 Cambridge Broadband expands product range PDF
4-Oct-04 Cambridge Broadband tops poll of UK Technology companies PDF
16-Jul-04 Latvian operator Unistars selects Cambridge Broadband Fixed Wireless Access Equipment PDF
17-Jun-04 Cambridge Broadband becomes principal member of WiMAX Forum PDF
11-May-04 Cambridge Broadband raises new funding of $15.25 million PDF
11-Mar-04 Danske Telecom doubles size of fixed wireless network with repeat order for Cambridge Broadband PDF
30-Jan-04 Cambridge Broadband and Domicilium deploy the UK’s first commercial 3.5GHz fixed wireless access network PDF
9-Jan-04 Cambridge Broadband receives fixed wireless network expansion order from MTT Network in Sri Lanka PDF

2003 news

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11-Dec-03 Cambridge Broadband receives initial order of $1 million from South African operator Sentech PDF
10-Nov-03 Cambridge Broadband doubles size of UK headquarters PDF
28-Jul-03 Cambridge Broadband’ VectaStar equipment selected by three major new chinese 3.5GHz licence holders PDF
29-May-03 Cambridge Broadband wins UK Radiocommunications agency 3.5GHz fixed wireless access deployment project PDF
25-Apr-03 Cambridge Broadband signs up Tecnocom as value added reseller in Russia PDF
14-Apr-03 Cambridge Broadband receives $2.6 million order from DG Telecom, China PDF
06-Feb-03 AtlasONE Malaysia awards Cambridge Broadband initial order of $3 million PDF

2002 news

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21-Oct-02 Cambridge Broadband and BST partner to address African fixed wireless market PDF
04-Sep-02 XTS Network chooses Cambridge Broadband’ VectaStar Equipment PDF
12-Aug-02 Danske Telecom to deploy Cambridge Broadband Networks’s VectaStar 3.5GHz system PDF
20-Jun-02 Cambridge Broadband welcomes UK licensing of broadband wireless access at 3.4GHz PDF
08-May-02 Cambridge Broadband agrees $12.5M deal with D&G Telecom, China PDF
11-Mar-02 Cambridge Broadband ships first carrier-class E1 wireless broadband systems in 3.5GHz band PDF

2001 news

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04-Mar-02 Cambridge Broadband’ self-backhaul capability reduces major capex requirements for fixed wireless operators PDF
02-Feb-02 Cambridge Broadband comes out top in latest report from Strategis Group PDF
03-Dec-01 Cambridge Broadband bucks the technology trend—second round funding up to $16.5m PDF
17-Oct-01 Cambridge Broadband is the "Envy of Wall Street" ... again PDF
10-Oct-01 Cambridge Broadband proves that fixed wireless technology installation is quick and easy PDF
02-Oct-01 Japanese Investment brings Cambridge Broadband second round funding to $16m PDF
14-Sep-01 Cambridge Broadband demonstrates most advanced broadband fixed wireless technology at IBC 2001 PDF
13-Aug-01 Cambridge Broadband and the University of Cambridge Sign Broadband Fixed Wireless Research Contract PDF
02-Jul-01 Cambridge Broadband and Benchmark Electronics ship VectaStar PDF
08-Jun-01 Cambridge Broadband Expands into Europe PDF
08-Jun-01 Cambridge Broadband Expands into Europe PDF
08-Jun-01 Cambridge Broadband Expands into Europe PDF
21-May-01 Cambridge Broadband closes $15 million funding round led by Gilde IT Fund PDF
21-Mar-01 Cambridge Broadband and AT&T share vision of Cambridge Broadband wireless future PDF
25-Jan-01 New broadband system leaves competitors in the slow lane PDF

2000 news

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24-Oct-00 Analysys founder joins board of Cambridge Broadband PDF
13-Jun-00 VC investors back advanced wireless broadband system PDF
28-Feb-00 Company Launch PDF