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New WN Wi-Fi Network Extender Router from Green Packet

Green Packet(GP) introduced a new portable Wi-Fi router called WN Wi-Fi Network Extender last week. GP is one of the main shareholders in Packet One Networks(P1), a key WiMAX operator in Malaysia. The WN Wi-Fi Network Extender is portable and a convenient wireless solution, featuring a blend of USB and Ethernet port allowing users to plug in a WiMAX USB dongle ...

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[Opinion] 4 years later, SKMM still believes in AsiaSpace

AsiaSpace says that it will launch LTE in Malaysia within the next 12-months. The company will partner with Huawei Technologies Malaysia to commercially launch the TTD-LTE 2.3 GHz spectrum services in the country. AsiaSpace from WiMAX to LTE AsiaSpace launched its WiMAX service with limited coverage in August 2008. However after operating for less than 2 years, the WiMAX operator ...

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New Green Packet WiMAX indoor modems- DV235 & DV360

Green Packet has introduced two new WiMAX modem in the DV series- DV235 & DV360. The DVs are made for indoors and is perfect for Home Wireless Networking. The DVs offer improved download speeds, extended coverage range and delivers an overall max EIRP of 32dBm, one of the highest in its class, giving boost to uplink signal performance, improving coverage ...

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P1 talks about its WiMAX Network- Now & Then

In a video posted by Packet One Networks(P1) on its official YouTube account, the ISP talked about its WiMAX network and challenges faced. According to its Senior Vice President of Technology, TI Lian Seng, P1′s subscriber base surged during the last 18-months after the company launched the “Potong” campaign in 2009. That caused the utilisation of the network to increase ...

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Green Packet to offer WiMAX in Singapore

Green Packet Berhad said that it obtained a WiMAX license from the Singapore Government recently however the company will only start operation sometime in 2013 says group managing director, CC Puan. “We already have the license to operate there,” he said, adding that the company however will not rush the business there. “We want to establish the business for 4G ...

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Sequans, Green Packet & P1 are testing dual-mode 4G WiMAX/LTE solutions

Chipmaker Sequans Communications, Green Packet and Packet One(P1) are currently working together to develop LTE solutions, including dual-mode 4G WiMAX/LTE solutions which is scheduled to be ready by year end. The technology Sequans is providing to Greenpacket and P1 for testing is part of Sequans’ recently announced 4Sight program, a collection of advanced coexistence technologies and solutions for operators to ...

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[Press Release] Malaysia’s WiMAX operators make their mark in broadband market

Melbourne, 9th May 2011. Malaysia’s aggressive WiMAX operators – P1 4G and Yes – are shaking up Malaysia’s broadband market. These operators offer valuable insights for the rest of Asia about how WiMAX operators can be strong broadband competitors, according to a new report* from research firm Ovum. “Incumbent TM’s slow ADSL service is under pressure from P1 4G’s cheap, ...

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WiMAX to LTE

“The LTE time division duplex (LTE-TDD) and LTE frequency division duplex (LTE-FDD) are the most practical evolution paths towards 4G technology. He expects WiMAX operators to adopt LTE-TDD going forward as it offers better system upgrading (the technology provides higher data rates, larger capacity and is also able to decrease service delay).” “ZTE Corp TDD marketing director Dr Han Gang ...

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130Mbps on LTE Demo Network- P1 & ZTE

P1 & ZTE today demonstrated a live WIMAX-Long Term Evolution Time Division Duplex (LTE TDD) network to the media & bloggers. Using a 20MHz band on the 2.3Ghz spectrum, the live demo achieved a combined speed of 130Mbps on two ZTE(Qualcomm powered) USB devices connected to the PC. (Click images below to enlarge) More on this later, in the mean ...

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P1 to upgrade WiMAX Network to LTE, live Demo next week

Packet One(P1) is currently exploring the possibilities to upgrade it network to LTE TDD, similar to what AsiaSpace announced last year. Malaysia Wireless has been invited to a live demonstration of the technology at Port Dickson next week where it will be Malaysia first live demonstration of LTE. The demo will be conducted by P1′s technology partner, ZTE.

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IEEE Approves Next WiMax Standard- WiMax 2

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has approved IEEE 802.16m, the standard for the next generation of WiMax, which may deliver downstream speeds of more than 300M bps (bits per second). IEEE 802.16m, also known as WirelessMAN-Advanced or WiMax-2, was developed as the next step after 802.16e, the first global standard for mobile WiMax. The new standard was more ...

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Pocket Modem from Green Packet

After more than a year of testing(since 2009), Green Packet today launched the WiMAX Pocket Modem(Portable WiFi-WiMAX Hotspot). The new portable WiFi-WiMAX modem(better known as a MiFi device) that Green Packet launched comes in 3 version: MF230- 2.3Ghz (The modem that P1 will offer) MF250 2.5Ghz MF350- 3.5Ghz Sources close to the company said that the Pocket Modem was supposed ...

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Korean Telco Minister visits P1, congratulates on reaching 280k subscribers

The South Korea telecommunication and regulator (Korea Communication Commission or KCC) Chairman Seejoong Choi visited the Packet One (P1) headquarters today to congratulate P1 and its Korean partner SK Telecom(SKT) on securing 280,000 subscribers. Chairman Choi said that the P1-SKT partnership is enhancing Korea and Malaysia’s competitiveness in wireless broadband through innovation, creativity and the free flow of information. In ...

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ITU: 4G is a marketing term

There has been lots of talks since the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) announced that current mobile technology including WiMAX & LTE don’t qualify as 4G. However in a recent update, ITU has clarified its messaging regarding 4G, which is recognized as a marketing term and not used to define a particular standard. It also clearly marks “4G” as separate from ...

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PM to launch WiMAX Forum SEA Conference

The Prime Minister will launch the WiMAX Forum Southeast Asia Regional Focus 2010 next week. Some of the speakers are from P1, YTL, SKMM, MIMOS, Samsung, Intel, Huawei, ZTE and more.

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