WiMax Telecom launches WiMAX FON telephony service in Austria

February 20, 2006

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VIENNA -- WiMAX Telecom Group, the only multinationalWiMAX service provider in Europe, is the first in the world to offer telephonyvia WiMAX technology. "WiMAX FON" is the cheapest comprehensive lastmileconnectivity solution in Austria. Its offers the sound quality of a fixednetwork and works with ordinary telephone handsets. Thanks to numberportability, customers can simply take their existing telephone number withthem when switching to WiMAX FON.

WiMAX is the new broadband wireless standard with a transmission range of up to15 km. To date, customers are able to use this new technology for all their Internetrequirements. With WiMAX FON, they can now also use WiMAX for voice telephony –with their existing telephone handsets and the same quality as calls over the old fixednetwork. WiMAX Telecom is thereby one of the first providers in the world to offercustomers mobile broadband data and voice services.

WiMAX FON is available throughout the entire broadcast area* with immediateeffect: A monthly subscription including 120 free minutes to the Austrian fixednetwork costs € 9.90/month (including VAT). Calls to the fixed network cost from2 cts. and the entire Austrian mobile network can be reached from around 22 cts.After the first minute, calls are charged per second.Dov Bar-Gera, Chairman of the Board of Directors of WiMAX Telecom AG said, "Weare pleased that once again we are the first to offer our customers the latestcommunications solution, thereby creating a real alternative for the last mile."

WiMAX Telecom GmbH

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