Comba Introduces Wireless Solutions Portfolio for the Russian Market

Addresses Operator Requirements with Complete Range of Repeaters, Antennas, Subsystems & Microwave Equipment & Solutions
Products Gain Type Approval for Russian Technical & Regulatory Standards


(21 September 2009 – Hong Kong) – Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited (“Comba” or the “Group”, Hong Kong Stock code: 2342), a leading wireless enhancement solutions provider, announced today the launch of its full portfolio of 2G and 3G products and solutions to the Russian market - one of the largest and most sophisticated wireless markets in Eastern Europe.

Available immediately, Comba’s 2G and 3G wireless solutions address the needs of the Russian operators at different network development phases: the base station antennas, subsystems and digital microwave backhaul solutions allows efficient 3G and rural area network rollout. The Comba portfolio of in-building coverage, outdoor coverage enhancement and network optimization solutions addresses the wireless network enhancement stages. These solutions are supported by Comba’s services which include consultation, planning, installation, and commissioning amongst others.

The launch coincides with Comba attaining type approval certification for its products, thus ensuring its compliance with Russian telecom standards, technical specifications and regulations. Such certification was granted after an exhaustive battery of evaluations that encompassed quality, performance, documentation and process audits as well as sample testing in accredited laboratories and factory visits by an accredited certification agency approved by Russia’s Federal Communications Agency (Rossvyaz).

Mr. Fredrik Dyfverman, Vice President of Comba’s Europe, Middle East and Africa business operations said “We have been supporting the Russian market since setting up our local office in 2008 and we are proud to introduce our full set of solutions to the market. Gaining type approval for our products is a reflection of our commitment to quality and the local market.” 

Mr. Dyfverman further added “With wireless penetration rates in excess of 120% and the launch of 3G services, the Russian market is one of the most competitive in the world.  As such operators need to maximize the return on their network investments more than before. With this in mind, our cost-effective wireless solutions address all of their needs from network buildout to network enhancement. In effect, Comba aims to be a true end-to-end solutions partner for our clients.”