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Samsung selected to supply mobile WiMAX platform to UQ

April 23, 2008, TOKYO (WiMAX Day). Samsung Electronics announced that it will provide its mobile WiMAX platform to UQ Communications, the KDDI-Intel WiMAX joint venture in Japan. Samsung will provide its mobile WiMAX Wave 2 base station systems. ... 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...

Softbank and eAccess still in pursuit of WiMAX?

January 17, 2008, TOKYO (WiMAX Day). The Japanese mobile operator Softbank, and broadband provider eAccess competed diligently to win one of the two licenses for WiMAX spectrum in Japan last year. However their OpenWin consortium, which included investment ... continue...

KDDI and Willcom awarded licenses

December 21, 2007, TOKYO (WiMAX Day). As expected, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications announced today that Wireless Broadband Planning K.K. -- the consortium lead by KDDI and Intel -- and Willcom Inc, were both awarded licenses ... continue...

Winners rumoured for Japan licenses

December 18, 2007, TOKYO (WiMAX Day). According to a report today in The Nikkei, the consortium led by KDDI and Intel is a front-runner to receive one of the two coveted 2.5 GHz WiMAX licenses to be awarded ... continue...

WiMAX hopefuls in Japan pull all the punches in bidding war

November 28, 2007, TOKYO (WiMAX Day). Japan’s WiMAX spectrum auction scene is anything but serene. Four license-seeking hopefuls are locked in a fierce competition over two licenses up for grabs. There's only one month to go before the ... continue...

KDDI tightlipped on 2.5 GHz license bid

November 14, 2007, TOKYO (WiMAX Day). Japan is likely to grant licenses to supply high-speed Wireless Internet access to mobile phone operators KDDI and PHS (personal handy phone system) operator Willcom, according to a report from the Nikkei. ... continue...

Telcos commit $3.8b for Japan WiMAX

October 11, 2007, TOKYO (WiMAX Day). Final applications were made today to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications in Japan for the right to bid on 2.5 GHz WiMAX spectrum licenses. The Ministry received an application from ... continue...
 

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