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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...

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...

Global Mobile signs with OpenWin

November 28, 2007, TAIPEI (WiMAX Day). Global Mobile, the Taiwanese venture fund and WiMAX spectrum owner, announced that it has signed a letter of intent with the Open Wireless Network (OpenWin) of Japan to cooperate on WiMAX services, ... 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...

Willcom applies for 2.5 GHz WiMAX license in Japan

October 1, 2007, TOKYO (WiMAX Day). The Japanese PHS operator Willcom Inc submitted its application to the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry (MIC) for a 2.5 GHz WiMAX license last week. According to a report in Kyodo News, Willcom ... continue...

Softbank announces license bid in Japan

September 20, 2007, TOKYO (WiMAX Day). Softbank Corp and e-Access have joined forces to bid for one of the two 2.5GHz WiMAX spectrum license that will be offered at auction in Japan before the end of this year. ... continue...
 

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