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Global (pre-standard) Deployments of

WiMAX Members

October, 2003
BCL, New Zealand
Base Station Wireless
DSL
Coverage
• Broadcast Communications Limited
(BCL) Wholesale Wireless Access
Network.
• Nationwide deployment from 74 Base
Stations Sites
• Network designed for 30,000
connections initially;
– Expansion to 100,000 planned.
Range: 50km
• Network covers around 100,000 sq
km
• Providing High Speed links at
distances over 50km
CPE
• Data & Voice
– Each CPE delivers 2Mbit/s
Asymmetric DSL
– Up to four 64 kbps TDM voice
lines
• Courtesy of Airspan Networks

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GTS, Poland

• Nationwide footprint planned
• 5.8 GHz spectrum
• GTS Internet Partners S.A.
– 2nd largest carrier in
Poland
– Service in 7 cities &
expanding monthly
– 12+ Cells in Service
• Multi-tiered Business Services
– Consumer services follow
infrastructure build-out
• Courtesy of Aperto Networks

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Towerstream, Boston

• Towerstream
– Covering greater Boston
& greater Providence
– 12+ Cells in Service
– 90% Coverage
– Over 500 business
customers
– 5.8 GHz
• Multi-tiered Business
Services with SLA’s
– 1 Mbps to 8 Mbps
• Courtesy of Aperto Networks

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Telefonica & Millicom, Argentina
• Telefonica
– Regional 10.5 GHz license
– Services
• Cellular BST Feeding
• SME Data services
– More than 100 base stations
• Millicom
– Coverage in major cities
– 30 Base Stations, 6000 Subscriber units
– Different Internet access packages
• Millicom Home
• Millicom After hours
• Millicom Small Office
• Millicom Heavy User
– VPN services
• Courtesy of Alvarion

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Lina.net, Iceland

• 3.5 GHz deployment
• 7 base stations – capacity to serve
9,000 subscribers
• Customers include Domino’s Pizza &
Shell Gas
• Eirikur Bragason, MD:
– “We will provide broadband services to
residential and business customers
throughout Iceland.”
• Courtesy of Alvarion

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Community: Modalen, Norway

• Remote community in
western Norway
• 150 families / 400
inhabitants
• Provide 2 Mbps Internet
access to every home
• On-line banking, distance
learning, VoIP phones
• Use TV as I/O device
• 2.4 GHz spectrum
• Courtesy of Alvarion

www.modalen.kommune.no

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