Florida-based Airspan Networks and Yozan, the Japanese telecommunications operator, are to deploy a WiMAX network in
The Yozan MetroZone will deliver high speed IP connectivity, and support Voice, Video and broadband data services.
Airspan and Yozan will commence trials of AS.MAX products in the second quarter of 2005 and commercial rollout will begin in the fourth quarter of the year, to be ready for a December 2005 launch.
The initial network will be based on a rollout of 600 cells in central
Customers on the network will use Airspan’s unique Self-Installable Indoor WiMAX customer premises equipment (CPE), called EasyST. This CPE provides WiMAX connectivity to the Base Station and Wi-Fi coverage inside the customer premises via its integrated Wi-Fi Access Point.
The contract is valued in excess of $12 million.