Motorola sets indie telco broadband deal

Motorola and Power & Telephone Supply Company have signed a distribution agreement that aims to provide "last mile" high-speed data connectivity to customers of independent telephone companies. The deal covers wireless broadband equipment designed to extend existing telephone data networks. The agreement's terms weren't disclosed. The deal covers Motorola's Canopy wireless broadband technology. Motorola notes that Canopy point-to-point and point-to-multipoint system configurations are being deployed in more than 100 countries around the world. Power & Tel is a worldwide distributor to the telecommunications and cable television industries with customers in 62 countries.

For more on Motorola's indie telco deal:
- read this company press release