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Glocall Telecoms, LLC And Tazca Connects Partner to Deploy 4G LTE in Mogadishu, Somalia

4G LTE partnership to provide easy, reliable, and cost-effective broadband connectivity to schools, businesses, and the surrounding community

ITASCA, Ill., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Glocall Telecoms, LLC announces plans to deploy LTE reliable Broadband Internet Access using Tazca Connects LTE-as-a-Service in Mogadishu, Somalia.  Currently, Glocall Telecoms, LLC and its subsidiaries in East and West Africa will look to deploy Next Generation Network (NGN) solutions and technologies for mass deployment of licensed 4G LTE to government, schools, business and individuals.

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Mobeen Bhamjee, Glocall Telecoms CEO, stated that "Tazca Connects LTE offering, backed by Lemko Corps distributed LTE architecture, was selected due to the need for an efficient, cost-effective 4G LTE solution, deployable on demand, which would enable affordable, mass broadband penetration in challenging environments.  A new paradigm in commoditizing the LTE core to the network edge, was found to provide the efficiencies required to build next generation networks within the African context, with due consideration for affordability and end user adoption on a cost basis. Deploying 4G LTE with Tazca Connects will accelerate global connectivity in Somalia and provide new opportunities to stimulate socio economic growth by increasing access to information and rich content services."

Tazca Connect's service will be powered by an innovative software platform from Lemko Corporation, bringing easy, reliable, and cost-effective 4G LTE connectivity to businesses and communities in Mogadishu, Somalia. The new service in one of the world's least connected locations is uniquely enabled by the powerful software architecture, which features advanced fixed wireless broadband capability on a software platform that sits on a server at each cell site and connects directly to the cloud. This results in substantially lower up-front capital expense, eliminates backhaul, virtualizes the core, and allows for dramatically lower on-going operational expenses.

The software, when combined with Tazca Connect's pay-as-you-grow LTE models and rapid deployments, allows Tazca and its local partners to provide the lowest per-subscriber per GB MHz POP cost in any market.

"Our partnership in Somalia demonstrates that powerful software, combined with a powerful vision, can connect people anywhere on Earth with cost-effective, carrier-grade LTE services," said Michael Sisto, Vice President of Sales, Tazca Connects. "We are pleased to illustrate that, with Tazca, the economic and social benefits of expanding Internet access can become an affordable reality in any community."

Glocall Telecoms is positioning for the next wave of 4G Broadband growth in Africa, enabling urban and rural communities with last mile broadband access solutions that utilize effective economic models tailored for the African market.

About Glocall Telecoms, LLC

Glocall Telecoms LLC is a global voice, data and carrier solution provider, with a core focus on Africa and emerging markets, building next generation voice and data networks in under-serviced regions. Leveraging new cloud centric technologies and best of breed solutions, Glocall invests in, builds and manages next generation voice and data networks in frontier and emerging markets in Africa, with the aim of improving broadband penetration and service adoption. For more information visit www.glocall.net 

About Tazca Connects

Tazca Connects was launched to answer the call for affordable broadband. Our strategic intent is to enable Operators to bring simple and affordable wireless broadband back into their communities. Tazca offers 4G LTE-as-a-Service with the lowest CAPEX and OPEX in the industry so wireless Operators in any environment can deploy carrier grade broadband now without having to worry about hardware and software infrastructure.  Instead, Operators can focus on marketing and signing up subscribers with LTE download speeds of up to 150MBps and capacities up to 2000 simultaneous users per tower. Tazca offers pay-as-you-grow models to accelerate cost effective broadband connectivity across diverse global communities.   With Tazca, Operators can Plug, Play and Profit with a quality solution deployed at the network edge. Tazca Connects is a subsidiary of Lemko Corporation. For more information visit www.tazcaconnects.com 

About Lemko Corporation

Lemko is a Distributed Mobile Wireless Network software company with ultra-low cost Internet based architectures that drive down the cost per GB MHz POP.  Lemko is the industry leader in Re-Engineering the Mobile Network for Internet Economics and provides quick deployments of 2G, 3G and 4G LTE cellular systems powered by a virtualized and distributed EPC and IMS core.  The company's market leading solutions are available in multiple form factors including macro network, small cell, enterprise access point, On-Demand Cellular (ODC), M2M, cellular on wheels (COWs), man-portable and are deployed with enterprises, carriers, government, and military private network operators.  Lemko is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, USA. Additional information is available at www.lemko.com.

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VP of Sales, Tazca Connects
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