Alvarion signs contract with Vmax for WiMAX project in Taiwan
Press release, January 7; Meiling Chen, DIGITIMES [Wednesday 7 January 2009]
Alvarion, a provider of WiMAX and wireless broadband solutions, has announced that it has signed a contract with Vmax Telecom to deploy Mobile WiMAX in Taiwan, beginning in the Taoyuan and Hsinchu counties.
Under the terms of the agreement, Alvarion will provide Vmax with its WiMAX Forum Certified BreezeMAX 2500 base station, as part of the company's 4Motion solution. The new network will enable Vmax to provide wireless IP services such as voice, data, video and gaming, in northern Taiwan.
The service will offer broadband connectivity with multiple form factor devices such as USB dongles, integrated access devices (IADs), and WiMAX embedded laptops. The current available services in Taiwan include 3G, 3.5G and fixed line services.
Teddy Huang, CEO of Vmax, expects subscriber growth to reach 500,000 in five years.