Airvana appoints key executives to manage focused femtocell and macro radio access network businesses
Chelmsford, MA – Oct 07, 2010– Airvana today announced that it has appointed General Managers for each of its primary businesses. Both positions have been filled by existing Airvana executives. Mike Clark, formerly vice president of worldwide sales, marketing and technical services takes on responsibility for Airvana Corp.’s femtocell business. Mark Rau, formerly vice president of engineering & operations, will lead Airvana Network Solution’s macro EV-DO radio access network (RAN) business.
Commenting on the appointments, Randy Battat, president and chief executive officer said, “Airvana’s two businesses are at very different stages of development. Our macro RAN business is an established operation with longstanding customer relationships and significant scale, while the femtocell business addresses a young and rapidly developing market. Each business, and the customers it serves, needs its own unique focus, leadership, and organization. Both Mark and Mike are seasoned Airvana executives with the right skills and experience to manage the operations they head.”
About Airvana Corp.
Airvana Corp.’s femtocell solutions dramatically improve the coverage, performance and capacity of 3G CDMA wireless networks. The company’s achievements include the delivery of the first 3G CDMA femtocell to be deployed commercially by mobile operators, the first IMS-based femtocell, and the first open femtocell management system. Airvana is a founding member of the femtocell industry body, the Femto Forum, and has played an active role in the development of femtocell standards. The company is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA. For more information, visit www.airvana.com.
About Airvana Network Solutions
Airvana Network Solutions provides innovative, scalable radio access network (RAN) infrastructure that enables mobile operators meet the growing demand for high-performance mobile data services and 3G-to-4G coexistence. Airvana’s mobile broadband RAN solution is fully integrated into Ericsson’s CDMA Access product line. Airvana’s products are deployed in over 90 commercial networks on six continents. The company is headquartered in Chelmsford, Mass., USA, with offices worldwide. For more information, please visit www.airvananetworksolutions.com.
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