Powerwave Technologies France SAS Joins French Ministry of Defense National Defense Partnership
Membership will expand the company’s footprint in France and share wireless broadband expertise
Ministry of Defense, France - Dec. 15, 2010 -
Powerwave Technologies France SAS is now an official National Defense Partner of the French Ministry of Defense. The new partnership was formally announced at a press event on December 9, 2010 at the Ministry of Defense in Paris.
The event was attended by more than 100 people including four high ranking officials from the French Ministry of Defense, including Lieutenant General Dary, Military Governor of Paris Lieutenant General (Air Force) Jarry, Joint Reserve Coordinator at the Joint Staff Lieutenant General Bazin, Central Director of the Joint Defense Infrastructure Network and Information System Directorate Brigadier General Tavernier, Secretary General of the Higher Council for the Reserve.
Also in attendance were many executives representing France’s major telecommunications operators and suppliers, as well as key members of Powerwave’s executive team, including Ronald J. Buschur, president and chief executive officer, Marvin MaGee, chief operating officer, and Philippe Jardin, French regional director who will serve as Powerwave’s French liason with the Ministry of Defense.
"We are excited about this partnership between the French Ministry of Defense as it will enable Powerwave to expand its footprint in France and support the Ministry of Defense with its industry-leading wireless broadband expertise,” said Ronald J. Buschur. “We are proud to have this opportunity to strengthen our relationship with the French military and we look forward to a long and mutually beneficial partnership.”
“The partnership with Powerwave and the French Department of Defense is a source of enrichment for both parties. The armed forces require reservists to fulfill their missions,” said Brigadier General Tavernier. “Their know-how and model behavior are very helpful to us and Powerwave.”
Powerwave Technologies France SAS is a subsidiary of Powerwave Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:PWAV), a global leader in end-to-end wireless coverage and capacity solutions.
Powerwave offers a broad array of advanced wireless broadband infrastructure solutions that provide government and military enterprises with the improved performance and capabilities critical for public safety, defense and homeland security applications. These include the RapidFlex™ mobile deployment unit (RMDU) and the SubTerra™ line of secure and high capacity housing for critical infrastructure, as well as an industry-leading 4G antenna family and award winning LTE® digital and WiMAX™ remote radio heads, which deliver ultimate reliability and power efficiency, making them the ideal architecture for 4G deployments. In addition, Powerwave provides TMAs and MCPAs, 2G/3G RF site solutions, in-building and outdoor DAS solutions, clean site solutions, and Netway Vision network management software. All Powerwave products are designed to reduce deployment costs and complexity and provide network operators with a distinctive time-to-market advantage.
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A global leader in end-to-end wireless coverage and capacity solutions, Powerwave Technologies, Inc. offers cutting edge wireless infrastructure to address the demands of enterprise and commercial customers. Powerwave offers a comprehensive suite of solutions, including Antennas, Base Station Solutions and Coverage Solutions. Powerwave’s product line supports all wireless network protocols and frequencies including Next Generation Networks in 4G technology such as WiMAX™ and LTE®. Powerwave solutions, products and services also help wireless operators and OEMs reduce capital and operating expenses, speed rollout of services, improve coverage and capacity, and reduce environmental impact. For more information, visit us at www.powerwave.com. Powerwave, Powerwave Technologies and the Powerwave logo are registered trademarks of Powerwave Technologies, Inc. LTE is a registered trademark of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute. Other trademarks referenced are the property of their respective owners.
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