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PR.Tim Celular S.A., Personal S.A. and Núcleo S.A. (Telecom Argentina)

TIM CELULAR S.A., PERSONAL S.A. and NÚCLEO S.A. (TELECOM ARGENTINA) awarded SIAE MICROELETTRONICA for the supply of microwave solution for mobile backhaul.

Milan, May 2013 – TIM Celular in Brazil, Personal in Argentina and Núcleo in Paraguay (Telecom Argentina Group), leading mobile operators in Latin America, awarded SIAE MICROELETTRONICA for the supply of microwave radio equipment for mobile backhaul to enable the launch of new high-speed data services in the respective countries. The award also includes services related to network design and product attached services.

“With this award we reinforce our existing partnership with the Brazilian, Argentinean and Paraguayan operators, almost doubling our presence in terms of supply.” Says Luigi Lovati General Manager SIAE MICROELETTRONICA LATAM.

SIAE MICROELETTRONICA has a strong presence in the region with 7 branches in Latin America offering strong capabilities of supplying products and services. This award will results in a reinforcement of the presence and capabilities in the region.


SIAE MICROELETTRONICA, founded in 1952, is a leader in wireless communication technology. Present in over 28 countries it offers to national and multinational operators advanced technological solution for microwave and millimetre wave transport, services and design. With a in-house advances RF knowledge from design to industrialization SIAE MICROELETTRONICA products bring innovation to the market satisfying the ever-changing market requirements and customers need. For more information:

About TIM

TIM is the fastest growing operator in Brazil, leader in the prepaid segment and vice-leader of the Brazilian market with over 70 million clients and 26.92% market share. Thanks to the company's innovative services TIM is the preferred operator for the middle classes according to Data Popular institute's survey.

TIM focuses on network and customer service quality and in the three-year period through 2015 will spend more than 90% of the forecasted 10.7 billion BRL on infrastructure expansion. TIM Fiber, with 5.5 thousand km of fiber optics in Rio and Sao Paulo is the result of the acquisition of Intelig in 2009 and AES Atimus in 2011. Additionally, new fiber optics will be installed in Amazonas, Pará and Amapá with LT Amazonas, providing digital inclusion in one of the country’s remotest areas.

TIM is still the only company in the telecom industry on the BM&FBOVESPA New Market for corporations with the highest level of corporate governance. It is part of the Corporate Sustainability Index (ISE) and the Carbon Efficiency Index (ICO2), both on BM&FBOVESPA. For more information: or


PERSONAL is the largest mobile communications company in Argentina and Paraguay, with over 21 million customers in both markets. "Each person is a world" is the concept that leverages its business strategy and promotes diversity as a universal value.

PERSONAL provides flexible services and offerings that contribute to enhance mobile connectivity experience for each client, integrating into each one’s lifestyle.

PERSONAL Argentina operates since 1996 and its shareholder is Telecom Argentina SA

PERSONAL Paraguay operates since 1998 and its shareholder is Nucleo SA

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