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Greenpacket inks WiMAX deal with aptics trading in Africa
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Greenpacket, a developer of mobile broadband and networking solutions, has signed a WiMAX modem supply deal with Zimbabwe Internet service and VoIP provider Aptics Trading. Through this deal Greenpacket is said to have consolidated its position well in the African WiMAX space. With four contract wins within a one-year period, Greenpacket now has more than 35 percent of the African mobile WiMAX market. More



WiMAX equipment market jumped 85 percent in 2010 to reach $1.7 billion
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Infonetics Research's analyst Stêphane Têral said, the global 2G/3G/4G infrastructure market declined 10.7 percent to $42.4 billion in 2010, dragged down by 2G, but is expected to rebound by 9.7 percent this year, driven by large-scale 2G capacity upgrades, 2G network modernization and 3G coverage optimization. It's only in 2015 that 4G (LTE and WiMAX) will have a more significant impact when a new global procurement cycle starts. More

WiMAX goes Kenyan
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Austin, Texas-based IT provider Alepo announced recently that it would partner with a Kenyan telecommunications service in constructing a 4G network, says the San Francisco Chronicle. The aptly named Safaricom is the sole provider of 3G services in Kenya, and serves a clientele of 14 million. Alepo will implement Safaricom's 16e AAA and DHCP servers as part of its WiMAX network. Alepo will also centralize Safaricom's CRM system, allowing management of WiMAX and GSM networks from one location. More

YTL seeks Wimax licence in Sabah and Sarawak
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Malaysian communications firm YTL Communications is applying for a spectrum licence in Sabah and Sarawak to be able to offer its Wimax services in the area. The company plans to make its 'Yes' wireless internet service available across Malaysia, Bernama reports citing chief executive Wing K. Lee. More



S. Korea's KT launches nationwide mobile WiMax network
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KT, South Korea's No.2 mobile operator, said recently that it had rolled out a nationwide high-speed WiMax service to help meet surging data demand from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. More

4G infrastructure market to hit $16 billion in 5 years
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4G infrastructure market will hit $16 billion by 2015, driven by LTE and WiMAX investments, finds market research firm Infonetics Research in its latest report. It's only in 2015 that 4G (LTE and WiMAX) will have a more significant impact when a new global procurement cycle starts. More

KDDI Launches WiMAX Smartphone in Japan
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Japanese telecom operator KDDI and regional offshoot Okinawa Cellular Telephone will launch Japan's first smartphone compatible with WiMAX technology. The phone — the EVO WiMAX ISW11HT, made by HTC — will be unveiled after the first half of April 2011. The new smartphone, which uses the Android operating system, also works as a wireless router and can connect up to eight devices through either 3G or WiMAX. More

Report: 'Significant' new tablet to launch at CTIA
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Sprint is set to offer Research In Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook with support for Clearwire's mobile WiMAX network sometime this summer. More
   
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