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UQ Communications Starts Sales of WiMAX Wi-Fi Gateway Set

TOKYO, June 8, 2009 - UQ Communications Inc. announced distribution of WiMAX Wi-Fi Gateway Set starting today, June 8, 2009. The WiMAX WiFi Gateway Set includes a mobile WiMAX data communication card and WiFi router to allow customers to use UQ WiMAX service using WiFi to connect to the WiMAX network when indoors, and using the WiMAX data communication card alone when away from home.
Details are referred in exhibit.

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Contacts for inquiries
Ninomiya , Oda
Public Relations, UQ Communications Inc.
E-mail: pr
uqc.jp

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[Exhibit]

WiMAX Wi-Fi Gateway Set

WiMAX Wi-Fi Gateway set is handy with combination of Wireless LAN access point, and detachable USB type data communication card.

(1)   WiMAX WiFi Gateway Part

Product Type/Name

WiMAX Wi-Fi Gateway UG010K

Size (WxDxH)

Approx. 120x35x90mm (excludes protruding parts)

Weight

Approx 150g (Gateway unit only) 

Wireless Performance Mode

Conform to IEEE 802.11b/g standard

Security

Communication encryption by WEP(64/128bit),WPA-PSK,WPA2-PSK, MAC address filtering and SSID concealment.

*WEP(128bit) is enabled as default setting.

It is recommended to apply robust encryption scheme if your equipment is compatible with WPA-PSK or WPA2-PS, as well as setting MAC address filtering, and/or SSID stiles for security enhancement.

(2)   Data Communication Part

Product Type/Name

WiMAX USB TYPE UD01OK USB (2.0 compliant)

Size (WxDxH)

Approx. 35x15x74mm

(excludes protruding parts when USB connector is plugged in)

Weight

Approx 30g 

OS Supported

Japanese version of Windows Vista? 32bit version, Windows XP? 32bit version (Service Pack2 or Service Pack 3)

Items supplied in package

Simple set-up Manual (WiMAX Connection Edition/Wi-Fi Connection edition)

Warranty, CD-ROM (Manual), AC adapter, etc

(3)   Sale Price

UQ Sale Price

19,800 yen (incl. tax)

(4)   Sale Start Date: June 8, 2009

*Product sale is available at our homepage and UQ Customer Support Center via telephone.

 

<General Notes>

(Note 1) WiMAX Wi-Fi Gateway Set consists of UG01OK and UD01OK.

(Note 2) UG01OK (WiMAX Wi-Fi Gateway part) will not connect with other USB type data communication cards (UD01NA, UD01SS).

(Note 3) Wi-Fi Gateway can connect with default setting. Detailed screen setting is available on main device, validated with Internet Explorer 6 and 7 in Windows environment.

(Note 4) Transmission can be none or degraded at weak signal area (indoor, in the car, underground, in the tunnel, narrow rows of buildings, mountain-ringed region, etc) even within the service coverage area. Service also may not be available even at higher floors.

(Note 5) This WiMAX Wi-Fi Gateway is intended for domestic use only. It is not possible to use the device outside Japan.

(Note 6) This product is compatible only with UQ WiMAX service provided by UQ Communications Inc.

(Note 7) Windows Vista(R), Windows(R)XP is a registered trademark or brand of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and other countries.

(Note 8) Wi-Fi, WPA, WPA2 is registered trademark of Wi-Fi Alliance.

 

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