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Tuesday, August 7, 2007

4 WiMAX firm agree to share infrastructure

Malaysia - Asiaspace Dotcom Sdn Bhd, Redtone-CNX Broadband Sdn Bhd, Bizsurf (M) Sdn Bhd and Packet One Networks Sdn Bhd are the four WiMAX licence holder have formed a consortium to build a common infrastructure for their wireless broadband services. WiMAX (Worldwide interoperability for Microwave Access" is a technology that enables wireless broadband access over an area.

Dr Lim said the companies had been given until the end of next quarter to roll out the services.

He had been talking with Telekom (TM) on the need to improve services and compete with other providers.

"You cannot compete on an infrastructure monopoly. It should be on the services.

"The infrastructure should be industry-neutral,"

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The Star Online

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