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Press Release -- February 25th, 2013
Source: Comba Telecom
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Comba Telecom Scores at 2014 World Cup Brazil: Providing End-to-End Wireless Solutions for Tournament Stadiums

High Power and Low Power Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) Enables Multi-Operator, Multi-Band Networks at Tournament Venues

Winning DAS Solutions on Display at Mobile World Congress 2013, Barcelona

(25 February 2013, Hong Kong)  -Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited (“Comba Telecom” or “the Group”, Hong Kong stock code: 2342), a global leading wireless solutions provider, announced it has been awarded a number of projects to supply wireless distributed antenna systems (DAS) at stadiums hosting the 2013 Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup football tournaments to be held in Brazil.

Comba Telecom is supplying and installing a series end-to-end solution that comprises of multi-operator, multi-band DAS, repeaters, indoor and outdoor antennas and accessories to enable ubiquitous wireless voice and data communications on iDEN, 2G, 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi networks. With the completion of Comba Telecom’s shared wireless system, Brazil’s mobile operators will be able to offer subscribers a seamless and robust experience on their mobile devices with high data throughput at the sporting venues which has an audience capacity of up to 70,000.

Comba Telecom is enabling wireless communications at the following venues: Estádio Nacional de Brasília (formerly known as Estádio Mané Garrincha) in Brasilia, Arena Octávio Mangabeira (also known as Arena Fonte Nova) in Salvador, and Estádio Castelão in Fortaleza. In addition, Comba Telecom is supplying products and solutions to the main wireless systems contractor for Arena Pernambuco in Recife.

Mr. Johnny Brito, General Manager of Comba Telecom Brazil, said “We are delighted to be selected as a wireless solutions provider for the stadiums hosting the football tournaments.  With the Confederations Cup happening this year and the World Cup in 2014, we are one of the few solution providers who has the depth and breadth of products and service capability to ensure installations are completed on schedule.  ”

Mr. Patrik Westfalk, Managing Director of Comba Telecom Caribbean & Latin America, added, “The popularity of social media such as Facebook and Twitter along with the associated explosion of video and photo traffic means it is essential that any solution is robust enough to handle the extremely high demands on data capacity during these high profile events. With a track record of solutions for the Beijing Summer Games and the upcoming Sochi Winter Games in Russia, this World Cup success is another milestone for Comba Telecom in the region and globally.”

Comba Telecom is displaying a selection of its DAS used in the 2014 World Cup projects at the Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona.

Comba Telecom is located in Hall 7, stand # 7F14

About the Comba Telecom DAS Solution

Comba Telecom’s portfolio of high power and low power distributed antenna systems(DAS) supports up to 6 independent inputs: 900MHz, 1800MHz, 2100MHz, 2600MHz, 1800MHz MIMO, 2600MHz MIMO in a single system and is optimally designed for ease of installation with a small footprint and sealed to weather all environmental conditions. Fully compatible with both indoor and outdoor applications to supporting all major modulations in mixed mode with high efficiency and linear MCPA up to 40W per frequency band. Remote control facilities with web based browser over LAN, system alerts delivered to network operations center or standard EMS system through SNMP, software-controlled output power, and optical link auto gain control. Fully compliant with 3GPP & CE standards.

With its modular design, the Comba DAS solution allows maximum scalability with shared fiber and antenna systems - thereby allowing the system to easily accommodate growing capacity and coverage demands on the network.  Thus, wireless network operators are able to effortlessly expand the reach of their voice and data services using Comba Telecom’s DAS, hence realizing efficiencies in CAPEX and OPEX compared to traditional network architectures.

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