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Buzz boldly blathers in Bangkok

March 25, 2008, BANGKOK (WiMAX Day). Garth Freeman, the CEO of Buzz Broadband, aired his dirty laundry at a conference in Bangkok last week. According to a report in Commsday, Freeman said that WiMAX technology is a "disaster."  ... continue...

Orange wants WiMAX licenses

March 25, 2008, BUCHAREST (WiMAX DAY). In February, the Romanian government said that it would commit to auction two licenses for 3.5 GHz WiMAX spectrum later this year. At a recent press conference in Bucharest, Didier Lombard, France ... continue...

Embratel completes first stage of WiMAX network in Brazil

March 21, 2008, SÃO PAULO (WiMAX Day). Embratel Participações SA announced yesterday that at the end of March, it will have completed the first stage of construction on its USD 600 million WiMAX network in Brazil. The network ... continue...

Motorola gets $165m contract in Saudi

March 21, 2008, RIYADH (WiMAX Day). Etihad Atheeb Telecommunication Company announced that it has awarded a contract to Motorola valued at USD 165 million to construct a WiMAX network in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Motorola will provide ... continue...

AT&T and Verizon dominate 700 MHz

March 21, 2008, WASHINGTON (WiMAX Day). The US Federal Communication Commission (FCC) announced yesterday that the big winners in the mammoth auction of 700 MHz spectrum in America were Verizon Communications Inc and AT&T. Verizon won the national ... continue...

Fitel raises USD 26.3 million

March 20, 2008, TAIPEI (WiMAX Day). According to a report in DigiTimes, First International Telecom (Fitel), the Taiwanese WiMAX license holder, has raised TWD 810 million (USD 26.3 million) through a private placement of 90 million shares. Proceeds ... continue...

A WiMAX scrapple in Chile

March 18, 2008, SANTIAGO (WiMAX Day). WiMAX is at the centre of a courtroom drama in Chile as the Mexican telecommunications giant Telmex has filed suit against the Chilean subsidiary of Telefonica. Telmex alleges that Telefonica was instrumental ... continue...

WiMAX takes the lead on the Isle of Wight

March 16, 2008, LONDON (WiMAX Day). Airspan Networks announced on Friday that it has been awarded a contract from Wightcable to provide equipment for an isle-wide WiMAX network.Wightcable is the incumbent cable operator and plan to expand their ... continue...

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