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May 15, 2008  |  Email This Article   |  Print This Article

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 network will be built include Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod and
Khabarovsk.