Yota to Continue WiMax in Nicaragua

The company announced it will continue with the WiMax technology in Nicaragua despite changes in other countries.

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

The new manager in Nicaragua, Oleg Arsenyev, added: "... it is true that in other countries we are changing and experimenting with new protocols, new technology, but in Nicaragua it is not necessary. We will continue to use WiMax as long as customers consider it good speed ..."

The company currently works on expanding coverage to the entire capital (Managua), expanding to other departments afterward.

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Yota Ready to Operate in Nicaragua

February 2010

Internet via WIMAX will be available in June, reported company executives.

Yota’s other service in Nicaragua, basic wireless telephony, will be available before the end of 2010.

The company has already installed 26 out of 35 stations it plans to develop in the city of Managua, explained Olga Fedoseeva, Vice Manager at Yota. In terms of area coverage, they now reach 80% of the city’s area, explained Fedoseeva.

Samsung to Offer WiMAX in Nicaragua

December 2009

In alliance with partner company Yota, Samsung Electronics will offer mobile Internet in the country starting May 2010.

Russian corporation Yota won the public bidding process to supply Nicaragua with WiMAX telecommunications services.

"Yota will start its Nicaraguan operation by offering wireless broadband Internet.

Costarican ICE awards $12.5 million WiMAX contract

January 2009

Airspan Networks announced that ICE has awarded Airspan Networks a follow-on order worth approximately $12.5 million through its local partner, Datatell.

ICE, Costa Rica's largest telecommunications provider, has undertaken a substantial residential and business subscriber expansion of next-generation advanced services in the country with Airspan's WiMAX Products.

$6 Million WiMAX contract awarded by Costa Rica's ICE

December 2008

Alvarion, a provider of WiMAX and wireless broadband solutions, announced that it was awarded a $6 million contract by Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad.

Under the terms of the agreement Alvarion will implement a turnkey project to provide advanced broadband services, deploying its 4Motion solution with its WiMAX Forum Certified BreezeMAX 2500 platform, and enabling ICE to enhance its network performance while providing customers with advanced means of communication.

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