Star Solutions delivers LTE Network to ABC Communications for fixed broadband solutions
Richmond, B.C., February 18, 2016 – Star Solutions has been chosen by ABC Communications, a Vancouver based Internet Service Provider, to deploy their cost effective 4G LTE Core Network. Using the latest wireless technology, Star Solutions’ Evolved Packet Core (“EPC”) they will provide high speed data to rural communities across British Columbia.
Star Solutions’ Core Network offers a scalable 4G LTE deployment and consists of key EPC components, including Mobile Management Entity (MME), Serving Gateway (S-GW), Packet Gateway (P-GW) and Home Subscriber Server (HSS). Star Solutions has also packaged a Remote Gateway that ABC can offer to smaller ISPs that are interested in deploying LTE. The Remote Gateway allows other ISPs the ability to utilize the benefits of LTE at an affordable price point.
Bob Allen, Owner of ABC Communications says: “After a thorough selection process involving multiple LTE vendors, we found Star Solutions’ rural product portfolio best meets our requirements. Not only that, we see huge value in having local engineering and support.”
Jack Mar, CEO of Star Solutions says: “I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with ABC Communications, bringing our rural wireless broadband solutions and experience for deployments in our own backyard. This is win-win situation for Canada; a federal program supporting a local ISP to offer high speed broadband connectivity to rural communities with technology from a Canadian company!”
ABC Communications is one of BC’s largest independent providers of telecom products and services. With offices in Vancouver, Prince George, Quesnel, 100 Mile House, Kelowna and Penticton, the company has annual sales over $6M. ABC provides Internet, data networks, fibre optic solutions, commercial phone systems and retail cellular products. ABC Communications’ wireless Internet customers include cities, school districts and universities, airports, provincial government offices, businesses and residential clients.
Star Solutions International Inc.
Star Solutions is a leading supplier of mobile network infrastructure solutions with special focus on Rural/Remote, Enterprise and Rapid Deployment/Disaster Recovery applications. Star Solutions’ experience includes rural deployments in over 30 countries; majority of the cruise ships worldwide; private Enterprise mobile network for Mines, Oil & Gas and Prisons; Rapid deployment systems for disaster relief, military and emergency public safety communications.