Asia Express - Data Communications
WiMAX Development in Asia September 14-20
September 20, 2009
US WiMAX carrier Clearwire announced on September 14 that it has signed international roaming MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Japan's UQ Communications and Russia's Yota, according to a press release by Clearwire. As per the trilateral MOU, Clearwire, UQ Communications, and Yota will cooperate in both business and technical aspects to facilitate seamless roaming among the systems and devices of the three carriers. In addition, UQ Communications and Yota will also work with members of the Clearwire-led Global Alliance Partner Program to expand international WiMAX roaming to increasingly more countries. At present YTL Communications of Malaysia, wi-tribe of Pakistan, Vee Telecom and Global Mobile of Taiwan are numbered among Clearwire's Global Alliance partners.