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Launching Project to Support Damaged Areas by using WiMAX

Launching Project to Support Damaged Areas by using WiMAX


We, UQ Communications Inc. wish to extend our condolences to all those affected by the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake.

TOKYO, March 22, 2011 - UQ Communications Inc. (Headquarter: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Akio Nozaka), today announced that UQ launches "WiMAX Supporting Program for Damaged Areas" on March 21 for providing Broadband Internet access using by WiMAX to the people who are damaged by the Tohoku Pacific Earthquake and the people who are engaged supporting activities.


"WiMAX Supporting Program for Damaged Areas" provides Laptop PCs and WiMAX enabled devices such as Data Communication Cards to public agencies or NPOs for free of charge in cooperation with related companies. This program makes their activities smooth, and brings real time Information through WiMAX to evacuees.


For the first step of this program, UQ delivered Laptop PCs and WiMAX devices in cooperation with Intel Corporation (Headquarter: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, President: Kazumasa Yoshida) and Daiwabo Information System Co., Ltd. (Headquarter: Chuo-ku, Osaka, President: Yoshihiro Nogami) at 9 evacuation centers in Sendai City.


Wakabayashi Area, Sendai City : Kabanomachi Junior High School, Kabanomachi Elementary School, Shichigo Elementary School

Miyagino Area, Sendai City : Takasago Junior High School, Iwakiri Elementary School, Miyagi NPO Plaza

Natori Area, Natori City : The first Natori Junior High School, Tatekoshi Elementary School, Natori City Hall


  UQ plans expanding this program for emly support for revival of damaged areas.




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