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CBNL to join NGMN Alliance

04 November 2008

Cambridge Broadband Networks Limited announced today that it is the first backhaul-focused technology vendor to join the Next Generation Mobile Network Alliance (NGMN).

The NGMN Alliance ( is a group of world leading operators such as AT&T, China Mobile, Orange, T-Mobile and Vodafone as well as technology vendors including Alcatel-Lucent, Cisco, Ericsson, Huawei and Nokia Siemens Networks.

This new partnership combines the knowledge of NGMN’s partners with Cambridge Broadband Network’s expertise in traffic optimisation and PMP microwave backhaul architecture, thereby furthering the group’s capabilities to work effectively towards providing better next generation mobile broadband services.

Cambridge Broadband Networks’ CEO, Graham Peel comments:

"We are delighted to be joining the NGMN. We feel that adding our unique backhaul technology and experience to the NGMN Alliance will both compliment and strengthen the Alliance’s goal to ensure effective end-to-end backhaul performance throughout mobile broadband networks."

Cambridge Broadband Networks is the leading supplier of point-to-multipoint (PMP) packet microwave backhaul network solutions, designed to provide flexible backhaul to mobile broadband network operators.

Cambridge Broadband Networks’ solutions enable mobile network operators to roll-out high performance mobile broadband networks quickly at less cost than many alternatives.

Dr. Peter Meissner, Operating Officer of NGMN, welcomed Cambridge Broadband Networks as an NGMN sponsor.

"To ensure that next generation networks deliver a quality experience to customers, backhaul networks need to be carefully designed to respond to traffic requirements while providing cost-efficient, flexible and easy-to-operate solutions for the operators. NGMN is glad to have Cambridge Broadband Networks on board to help us to achieve our challenging objectives and to make the vision of NGMN a reality."

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