Sunday, September 13, 2009

Clearwire Signs WiMAX Global Roaming Deals for Japan, Russia

Clearwire Communications has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with WiMAX operators UQ Communications of Japan (UQ) and Yota of Russia for establishing WiMAX roaming between the operators.

Under the MOU, Clearwire, UQ, and Yota plan to collaborate on business and technical aspects of their respective operations to define and institute the process necessary to support international roaming and to ensure the operators' systems and devices are able to support roaming.

In addition to today's announcement, Clearwire said it will continue to work closely with its Global Alliance Partners YTL Communications of Malaysia, wi-tribe of Pakistan, Vee Telecom of Taiwan, and Global Mobile of Taiwan to ensure successful roaming once the partner networks are commercially deployed.

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