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Freedom4 acquires WiFi provider

May 20, 2008, LONDON (WiMAX Day). The UK company Freedom4 (né Pipex Wireless) has acquired Bozoii, a WiFi roaming services provider. Freedom4 is building a WiMAX network in the UK, and plans to rollout commercial WiMAX services in ... continue...

Imagine Group acquires Irish Broadband for €47m EUR

May 2, 2008, DUBLIN (WiMAX Day). Imagine Communications Group announced that it will acquire the Irish WiMAX operator Irish Broadband from its existing shareholders, NTR and Kilsaran Concrete, for € 47 million EUR. According to an Imagine press release, ... continue...

NextWave looks to sell its US spectrum

April 25, 2008, SAN DIEGO (WiMAX Day). NextWave Wireless announced today that it has retained Deutsche Bank and UBS to explore the possible sale of its extensive spectrum assets in America. NextWave has spectrum rights that cover 251 ... continue...

SK takeover of Hanaro approved

February 21, 2008, SEOUL (WiMAX Day). The Ministry of Information and Communication (MIC) in Korea has approved the acquisition of Hanaro Telecom by SK Telecom. SK won a 1.090 billion KRW bid for the company late last year, ... continue...

Investments in WiMAX will top US$30 billion in 2008

January 22, 2008, LONDON (WiMAX Day). The up-start technology known as WiMAX found itself on most of the "top ten" technology watch lists for 2008. All eyes are focussed on the abruptive technology that became an IMT standard ... continue...

Norby Telecom acquires 2.3 GHz spectrum in Estonia

January 14, 2008, TALLINN (WiMAX Day). The Estonian WiMAX network operator Norby Telecom AS, announced today that it has acquired a license for 2.3 GHz spectrum. The 2.3 GHz licence was acquired from GVS, a small service provider in ... continue...

Global Mobile gets NT$1.3B

December 27, 2007, TAIPEI (WiMAX Day). The Taiwanese WiMAX license holder Global Mobile has completed a capital increase of NT$1.3 billion (US$33 million). According to a Dow Jones report, Global Mobile took on nine new shareholders, including Chunghwa ... continue...

SFR bids US$6.3B for Neuf

December 20, 2007, PARIS (WiMAX Day). The French telecoms and media group Vivendi announced that SFR, the GSM operator it co-owns with Vodafone Group, will make a bid to acquire the outstanding shares of the French alternative telecoms ... continue...
 

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