WiMAX Forum Applauds India
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The WiMAX Forum today commended the Department of Telecommunications of India for the allocation and upcoming auction relating to the 2.3 and 2.5 GHz frequency bands. The availability of these key bands for WiMAX™ technology in India will provide its consumers with much needed broadband connectivity across the diverse economic and social needs of the entire population.
"WiMAX technology will meet a number of needs for India's diverse population, bridging the digital divide while providing a platform to meet the future demands for 4G mobile broadband services," said Ron Resnick, president of the WiMAX Forum. "For the citizens of India, WiMAX services will connect the remote villages access to broadband connectivity while at the same time, enable delivery of mobile broadband in suburban areas and cities for a number of high-demand applications."