Tuesday, April 18, 2006

Japan's ACCA Selects Alcatel for WiMAX Trial in Tokyo

ACCA Networks selected Alcatel's "Evolium" WiMAX radio solution for a WiMAX trial in the Tokyo area. y. It will be Alcatel's first WiMAX reference in Japan based on the 802.16e-2005 WiMAX standard.

The WiMAX trial network will be deployed in June 2006. ACCA will, in particular, validate the integration of WiMAX services in its existing DSL portfolio, with a first set of applications including video streaming, high- speed Internet access and VoIP.

ACCA Networks currently operates an ADSL and optical fiber broadband access service for more than 1.3 million end users.