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DOCOMO PACIFIC to deploy ip.access 3G small cells

7th December 2012

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Cambridge, December 7th 2012: Leading small cell innovator and manufacturer  ip.access today announced DOCOMO PACIFIC as the latest customer for its range of indoor home, office and enterprise 3G small cells.

DOCOMO PACIFIC, a wholly-owned independent subsidiary of NTT DOCOMO, will begin deploying the small cells this month on the Pacific island of Guam where the challenges of the local climate – especially typhoons – mean that the majority of buildings are of particularly dense concrete construction making them very difficult to penetrate with standard 3G outdoor network signals.

The Enterprise, SoHo and Consumer small cells will be deployed as part of a next generation core network upgrade by DOCOMO PACIFIC who were particularly attracted to the end-to-end capabilities of the ip.access small cell access points, Small Cell Gateway and integrated operational support.

Announcing the new contract, ip.access CEO Simon Brown said: “We’re very pleased to be extending our business in the Asia Pacific region and to be working for the first time with DOCOMO PACIFIC.  This contract is also further vindication of our decision to concentrate on delivering end-to-end capability and ensuring that we give operators the tools to successfully integrate and manage the small cell network layer within their macro networks.”

DOCOMO PACIFIC CEO & President, Jay Shedd, confirmed that the ability to support plug-and-play deployment and integrate with the next generation core mobile network were crucial factors in choosing to work with ip.access.

“Small cells are becoming an integral part of networks going forward,” he said, “and the ability to quickly deploy them – either to solve coverage issues or provide increased capacity - is an incredibly important factor.  As an operator you want to deliver the best possible network service, regardless of location, and the ip.access small cells will help us provide coverage and capacity deep inside even the largest office buildings.”


About DOCOMO PACIFIC

A wholly-owned independent subsidiary of Japan telecommunications giant, NTT DOCOMO, DOCOMO PACIFIC was originally a merger of Guamcell Communications and HafaTel prior to acquisition by NTT DOCOMO on December 2006.  This acquisition allowed NTT DOCOMO the opportunity to share its world-leading technology with Guam and the Commonwealth of Northern Marianas (CNMI) region through significant investments and upgrades to DOCOMO PACIFIC. With the recent launch of a 4G LTE network on Guam in October 2012, DOCOMO PACIFIC continues to enhance the multitude of mobile services available to its customers and remains Guam’s leading mobile communications provider.

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DOCOMO PACIFIC is the latest customer for our range of indoor home, office and enterprise 3G small cells.

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About ip.access

Headquartered in the United Kingdom, ip.access originates the best-in-class wireless solutions that maximise the value of radio and data assets via disruptive business models. The company has products and solutions live in over 100 customers’ networks around the world.

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