WiMAX Forum Names UQ Communications WiMAX Advanced Champion of the Year
Taipei, Taiwan – March 25, 2014 – WiMAX Forum, a global body that promotes the interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon IEEE 802.16 Standards, announced Japanese telecom operator, UQ Communications (UQC), the winner of the 2013 WiMAX Advanced Champion of the Year. The award was announced at the WiMAX Forum International Board of Directors meeting in Taipei.
The award program was established to honor broadband operators for demonstrating a commitment to the expansion of WiMAX Advanced (WiMAX 2+) networks. This past October, UQC became the first operator in the world to launch a commercial WiMAX 2+ network to their customers in central Tokyo, followed by rapid expansion to several key metropolitan areas. Within a few months of deployment commencement, the network has grown to include about 5,000 WiMAX Advanced base stations, offer seamless service between the mobile WiMAX and WiMAX Advanced platforms and delivering greatly improved capacity, up to 110 Mbps, to some of the 4 million UQC customers nationwide.
“It’s an honor to be named a WiMAX Advanced Champion,” said Dr. Fumio Watanabe, CTO of UQC, and a Board member of WiMAX Forum. “I believe the accolade is a testament to UQC’s unwavering commitment to provide our customers superior performance, value and support. Our services incorporate high-performance features such as 4 by 4 MIMO technology, low data transfer latencies, and Increased spectrum flexibility.”
"We congratulate UQC on their tremendous accomplishments in providing advanced broadband capabilities to their customers, providing seamless service between WiMAX and WiMAX Advanced," said Dr. Mohammad Shakouri, WiMAX Forum Chairman. "The award is recognition of how UQC’s technical expertise, market performance and success.”
About UQ Communications
UQ Communications (UQC) is a leading provider of WiMAX mobile services in Japan. In 2009, the company launched its commercial WiMAX business and within two years had more than 1 million subscribers. UQC’s parent company is KDDI Corporation. Additional shareholders include: Intel Capital Corporation, East Japan Railway Company, KYOCERA Corporation, Daiwa Securities Group, Inc., and The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. For more information, visit www.uqwimax.jp.
About the WiMAX Forum
The WiMAX Forum is an industry-led, not-for-profit organization that certifies and promotes the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based upon IEEE Standard 802.16. The WiMAX Forum’s primary goal is to accelerate the adoption, deployment and expansion of WiMAX technologies across the globe while facilitating roaming agreements, sharing best practices within our membership and certifying products. WiMAX Forum Certified® products are interoperable and support broadband fixed, nomadic, portable and mobile services. The WiMAX Forum works closely with service providers and regulators to ensure that WiMAX Forum Certified systems meet customer and government requirements. For more information, visit www.wimaxforum.org.
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