WiMAX player exits UK

UK-based communications firm and WiMAX operator the Daisy Group on Thursday offloaded its loss making WiMAX assets in the country for just £12.5m.

UK operator demos dual-band WiMAX handover

UK WiMAX operator, Freedom4, claims it has achieved the world’s first seamless mobile WiMAX session handover between base stations operating at two different frequencies: 2.5GHz and 3.6GHz. Working with its network partners Airspan Networks, Starent Networks and Bridgewater Systems, Freedom4 says it has built the underlying network architecture enabling it to deliver high capacity wholesale […]

UK WiMAX player snaps up wifi aggregator

UK wireless broadband provider Freedom4 Communications said Tuesday it has acquired wifi roaming service provider Bozii, giving its users access to over 40,000 hotspots. As a result of the deal, the wifi aggregator will be renamed Freedom4 Wifi. Financial details were not disclosed. “The acquisition of Bozii and the reseller agreements are important steps in […]

UK gets commercial WiMAX service

UK wireless broadband provider, Freedom4 has joined forces with Milton Keynes Council to offer what it claims is the first UK commercial wireless broadband service using WiMAX. From Tuesday, ConnectMK – a private company formed by Milton Keynes Council – will be providing residents and businesses in the Milton Keynes area with access to WiMAX […]

Pipex brings WiMAX under Freedom4 brand

UK wireless broadband operator Pipex Wireless is rebranding its services as Freedom4 ahead of a expansion into Manchester. Building on its existing presences in Milton Keynes and Warwick, Freedom4 is now gearing up to roll out its commercial offering in Manchester. The operator provides WiMAX-based internet services with symmetrical upload and download speeds of up […]


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