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Clearwire Lays Groundwork for WiMax Global Roaming

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Sep 14, 2009, 7:31 AM   by Eric M. Zeman   @phonescooper

Today Clearwire and international WiMAX operators UQ Communications of Japan and Yota of Russia all agreed to work together on the business and technical pieces of their respective WiMax businesses so that they may support international roaming in the future. The idea would be to enable WiMax devices that can run not only in Clearwire's WiMax network in the U.S., but can also roam onto the networks run by UQ and Yota and vice versa. The agreement signed by all three companies is an initial step, and the companies will have to make sure their technology and business systems can fully support roaming. The three companies believe that by enabling international roaming, it will help increase and spread the adoption of WiMax as a networking technology.

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Sep 14, 2009, 8:58 AM

Do Not Delay...

They must be aggressive in proceeding with this. Most of the world has chosen LTE, But it has not become reality "yet". We need WiMAX as a govern. So any progressive step forward only implements a footprint for regulating the standard that the world has choosen.
Agreed. Wimax is already available with Sprint now and hopefully this can roam as to compete w/ LTE when it does eventually role out. If Wimax can go global it will def. compete w/ LTE hopefully making a competition so that both strive to be the bes...
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