Airvana Sells EV-DO Macro-cellular Business to Ericsson
Airvana focuses on innovative small cell technology and solutions
CHELMSFORD, Mass, - September 6, 2013 – Airvana, a leading supplier of wireless broadband solutions, announced today the sale of its EV-DO macro-cell radio access network business unit to Ericsson. Airvana’s small cell business unit is unaffected by this sale and continues to build upon its global femtocell market leadership position and drive innovation in the small cell industry.
Randy Battat, Chairman of the Board, said: “Airvana is now 100% focused on a huge growth segment of the wireless industry: small cells. Small cells address one of the most pressing problems in communications today, delivering huge amounts of network capacity for smart phones and tablets. With over a million units deployed in customer homes and offices, Airvana has the experience and technology to lead this exciting market."
About Airvana LP
Airvana LP is a leading supplier of 3G CDMA and LTE/WiFi multimode small cells, with products deployed by major operators in North America and Asia. Airvana has delivered over one million small cells, and in 2012, Infonetics ranked Airvana #1 for worldwide femtocell market share. Airvana is a founding member of the small cell industry body, the Small Cell Forum, and has played an active role in the development of small cell standards. The company is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA. For more information, visit www.airvana.com.