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Orange extends plan for Russian WiMAX network

MOSCOW (WiMAX Day). The Russian unit of Orange Business Services, a subsidiary of France Telecom, announced earlier this year that it would with Synterra to build a virtual WiMAX network in Russia. According to a report in ComNews this week, Orange said that it will also launch a WiMAX network using the 3.5 GHz frequencies it owns in six cities. The report said that a spokeswoman for Orange indicated that the first cities where the ... continue...

Possible delays for UK 2.5 GHz auction

LONDON (WiMAX Day). The largest auction of 2.5 GHz spectrum in Europe this year may face delays. According to several reports, the GSM network operator T-Mobile has sought a court injunction to delay the auction. At issue is the "re-farming" of spectrum for 2G and ... continue...

Jamaica may auction 2.5 GHz spectrum

KINGSTON (WiMAX Day). A report in BNamericas today said that the Spectrum Management Authority (SMA) of Jamaica expects to license frequencies for 2.5 GHz spectrum within the next 3-4 months. The report notes that Ernest Smith, managing director of the SMA, said that it is ... continue...

Swedish auction fetches 2.1 billion for WiMAX frequencies

STOCKHOLM (WiMAX Day). The National Post and Telecom Agency (PTS) in Sweden announced today that it has concluded the auction of 2.6 GHz spectrum. The total amount paid to purchase the licenses was SEK 2.1 billion (USD 346 million). A total of 190 MHz was ... continue...
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