|Alvarion's WiMAX solutions used by KDDI to bridge digital divide in pan-Asia|
Posted: 23-Jul-2007 [Source: Alvarion]
[KDDI is using Alvarion's BreezeMAX in Vietnam and BreezeACCESS VL in Cambodia in efforts to improve broadband data services in these emerging markets.]
Tokyo & Tel Aviv, Israel -- Alvarion Ltd. today announced its collaborative work with KDDI to bridge the digital divide in Cambodia and Vietnam. KDDI promotes telecommunications and information and communications technology (ICT) services via its own specific activities, and also participates in the Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) organization.
APT's main goal is to reduce digital divide and promote advanced services including Internet access, E-learning, E-Government, E-Commerce, and more as part of the pan-Asia initiative.
KDDI is using Alvarion's solutions in Vietnam and Cambodia, to improve broadband data services to residents, schools and municipalities. Alvarion is supporting KDDI and working together to tailor solutions that are optimized for local requirements. For example, KDDI making use of Alvarion's BreezeMAX(TM) in Vietnam, and its BreezeACCESS VL in Cambodia.
"We are impressed with Alvarion's qualifications, and after checking several top-tier vendors, we decided to use Alvarion's solutions for our projects throughout Asia." said Yuki Umezawa, Senior Manager, Head of International Cooperation Section in KDDI. "Alvarion answers to our high-standard requirements offering extensive field-experience and successful deployments across the globe. With products covering the full range of frequency bands, Alvarion has the optimal high-performance wireless broadband solutions and we look forward to additional projects with them throughout Asia."
"We are proud to be supporting one of Japan's top operators in addressing the growing broadband needs in emerging countries," said Rudy Leser, corporate vice president of strategy and marketing for Alvarion. "In addition to contributing to the APT initiative, this joint effort expands our presence in Asia and indicates the tremendous potential in the Asian markets in general and particularly in Japan."
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