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TMCNet:  Challenge Networks Upgrades Telecom Service Kiribati Limited (TSKL) to LTE-Over- Satellite Utilizing Lemko Corps DiMoWiNe(tm) Solution in Tarawa and Kiribati

[February 22, 2013]

Challenge Networks Upgrades Telecom Service Kiribati Limited (TSKL) to LTE-Over- Satellite Utilizing Lemko Corps DiMoWiNe(tm) Solution in Tarawa and Kiribati

Itasca, IL, Feb 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- ITASCA, Ill. - February 22, 2013 - Lemko Corporation and Partner Challenge Networks are working together to deploy LTE-Over-Satellite mobile broadband solution for the Telecom Service Kiribati Limited (TSKL), a 22 island nation located in the central Pacific Ocean.

Lemko's solution solves complex issues of remoteness by eliminating backhaul to a central or hosted core. This will uniquely position the Republic of Kiribati to offer richly featured, high quality services at a price point that meets their needs.

"It's a privilege to work with TSKL and Lemko to build a revolutionary network in what is perhaps one of the most technically challenging locations in the world for mobile technology. The highly distributed nature of the population coupled with the technical and commercial difficulties of only having satellite backhaul make this a very exciting project," says Simon Lardner, Managing Director at Challenge Networks.

Lemko utilizes some of the most innovative and cutting edge application developments in mobile solutions including the use of LTE over satellite, meshed satellite networks and a distributed and virtualized mobile core. Lemko's LTE- Over-Satellite overcomes traditional mobile network barriers so countries like Kiribati can have connectivity to every island, each other, and to the rest of the world via satellite.

"Lemko believes that architecture drives strategy. Lemko's DiMoWiNe(TM) (Distributed Mobile Wireless Network) radically changes the economics of deploying 4G networks by offering an all-IP Internet architecture with a compellingly disruptive price point that overcomes traditional barriers to deploying carrier grade LTE solutions," says Michael Sisto, Vice President, Sales at Lemko Corporation.

Lemko offers Cellular R&D Workshops to clients to solve the constraints of traditional cellular deployments with over 150 cellular use cases including "Remoteness" to support unique and complex "Anti-Fragile" wireless architecture requirements.

About Challenge Networks Challenge Networks Pty Ltd is an Australian based telecommunications equipment and service provider, specializing in cellular networks for cost conscious network operators. Established in 2002, Challenge Networks' in-depth knowledge, particularly expertise in the GSM/WCDMA/LTE Mobile and Fixed network solutions, provides clients with an exceptional level of service.

About Lemko Corporation Lemko Corporation is the leading provider of DiMoWiNe(TM) (Distributed Mobile Wireless Network) solutions that change the way mobile wireless networks are deployed and operated. Lemko provides 2G, 3G and 4G LTE cellular systems powered by a virtualized core network. The company's market leading solutions are deployed with carriers, government and military private network operators. Lemko is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois, USA. www.lemko.com CONTACT: Erin Hankforth Marketing Director Lemko Corporation 630-225-9309 erin.hankforth@lemko.com http://media.globenewswire.com/cache/24922/small/18250.jpg http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/ti nf=MTMjMTAwMjI3MTYjMjQ5MjI=

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