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October 12, 2009

UQ launches new WiMAX service

Powered by Mformation device management platform

By CBR Staff Writer

Mformation Technologies, a provider of mobile device management (MDM) software, has revealed that UQ has launched its WiMAX service, which is powered by the Mformation Service Manager device management platform.

Mformation is providing device management capabilities for WiMAX-capable mobile devices as part of the rollout of UQ’s WiMAX-based services. The UQ venture includes KDDI and Intel. UQ expects to cover all major the US cities by the end of 2010 and aims to provide WiMAX coverage to 90% of the country by 2012.

The company said that advanced device management ensures that WiMAX-capable devices can be remotely activated and provisioned irrespective of their source, ensuring that they deliver an improved mobile internet experience.

Toshikazu Yokai, general manager, Network Technology Department of UQ Communications, said: “Advanced device management is fundamental to ensuring that our WiMAX services work seamlessly and provide a great user experience. The Mformation solution was important to our overall strategy to support live commercial WiMAX services.

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“The ability to remotely activate, manage and support any WiMAX device — regardless of where it is purchased — will create a compelling proposition for users and a truly open mobile marketplace, allowing customers to purchase their own devices and activate them where, when and how they choose.”

Mark Edwards, CEO for Mformation, said: “UQ Communications had very demanding requirements; we have consistently demonstrated our ability to support these requirements as UQ Communications moves forward with its aggressive plans for rollout of WiMAX-based services. We look forward to continuing our support for UQ on this critical initiative.”

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