Mobile WiMAX Center of Excellence to provide anytime, anywhere broadband mobility
Monaco Telecom, a Cable & Wireless affiliate, in collaboration with Alvarion and Cisco, has announced the official opening of the Center of Excellence for Mobile WiMAX technology in the Principality of Monaco.
Based on the 802.16e-2005 standard, the Mobile WiMAX Center of Excellence (MWCE) brings the three companies together to provide experience of anytime, anywhere broadband mobility using advanced features of Mobile WiMAX.
According to Monaco Telecom, this showcase will allow customers an opportunity to check out several triple play applications including: Voice using softphones on laptops directly connected to Monaco Telecom’s Sonus VoIP soft switch, high speed mobile internet, and streaming TV displayed directly from the Monaco Telecom TV platform on laptops using WiMAX PC cards.
Alvarion brings its 4Motion Mobile WiMAX offering that includes the WiMAX Forum Certified BreezeMAX base station. Cisco is providing its Broadband Wireless Gateway system that enables the Open WiMAX access service network gateway functionality.
Tzvika Friedman, president and CEO of Alvarion, said: Alvarion’s widely-deployed 4Motion Mobile WiMAX solution includes best-in-class components from leading vendors and will be showcased at the Center of Excellence. Monaco Telecom’s advanced labs provide global customers with the ideal settings to experience the advantages of mobile internet service.