Comba Telecom Scores at 2014 World Cup Brazil

Providing End-to-End Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS) Solution Enables Multi-Operator, Multi-Band Networks at Tournament Venues


(25 February 2013, Hong Kong)  -Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited (“Comba Telecom” or “the Group”, Hong Kong stock code: 2342), a global leading wireless solutions provider, announced it has been awarded a number of projects to supply wireless distributed antenna systems (DAS) at stadiums hosting the 2013 Confederations Cup and 2014 World Cup football tournaments to be held in Brazil.

Comba Telecom is supplying and installing a series end-to-end solution that comprises of multi-operator, multi-band DAS, repeaters, indoor and outdoor antennas and accessories to enable ubiquitous wireless voice and data communications on iDEN, 2G, 3G, 4G and Wi-Fi networks. With the completion of Comba Telecom’s shared wireless system, Brazil’s mobile operators will be able to offer subscribers a seamless and robust experience on their mobile devices with high data throughput at the sporting venues which has an audience capacity of up to 70,000.

Comba Telecom is enabling wireless communications at the following venues: Estádio Nacional de Brasília (formerly known as Estádio Mané Garrincha) in Brasilia, Arena Octávio Mangabeira (also known as Arena Fonte Nova) in Salvador, andEstádio Castelão in Fortaleza. In addition, Comba Telecom is supplying products and solutions to the main wireless systems contractor for Arena Pernambuco in Recife.

Mr. Johnny Brito, General Manager of Comba Telecom Brazil, said “We are delighted to be selected as a wireless solutions provider for the stadiums hosting the football tournaments.  With the Confederations Cup happening this year and the World Cup in 2014, we are one of the few solution providers who has the depth and breadth of products and service capability to ensure installations are completed on schedule.  ”

Mr. Patrik Westfalk, Managing Director of Comba Telecom Caribbean & Latin Americaadded, “The popularity of social media such as Facebook and Twitter along with the associated explosion of video and photo traffic means it is essential that any solution is robust enough to handle the extremely high demands on data capacity during these high profile events. With a track record of solutions for the Beijing Summer Games and the upcoming Sochi Winter Games in Russia, this World Cup success is another milestone for Comba Telecom in the region and globally.” 

Comba Telecom is displaying a selection of its DAS used in the 2014 World Cup projects at the Mobile World Congress 2013 in Barcelona.

Comba Telecom is located in Hall 7, stand # 7F14