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UQ Communications Announces Expansion of Wireless LAN Access Service "UQ Wi-Fi"

UQ Communications Announces Expansion of Wireless LAN Access Service "UQ Wi-Fi"

Easy Internet Connection is Available at More Access Points


TOKYO, June 29, 2011-  UQ Communications Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Akio Nozaka, hereafter; UQ) today announced that UQ expands "UQ Wi-Fi" service which offers free Wi-Fi access to UQ WiMAX subscribers, and provides Connection Utility for using "UQ Wi-Fi" on June 30, 2011.


UQ offers free optional service to UQ WiMAX subscribers as "UQ Wi-Fi(*1)" so far, UQ subscribers are possible to access Internet through a part of access points operated by Wire and Wireless Co., Ltd. (Headquarters:Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President: Tomohito Takastu, hereafter; Wi2(*2)) after additional registration to "UQ Wi-Fi Wide" which is started providing by UQ on June 30, 2011..


"UQ Wi-Fi Wide" offers more than 5,000 access points all over Japan at this time, for comfortable Internet access combining with WiMAX. The number of access points will be increased.


Moreover, Login ID and Password for using "UQ Wi-Fi" and "UQ Wi-Fi Wide" are input automatically after installing connection utility called "UQ Wi-Fi Connect". UQ Wi-Fi Connect helps for using Wireless LAN service easily with various equipment including PCs, Smartphones and Tablet devices.


Wi2 offers "UQ Wi-Fi Wide" and "UQ Wi-Fi Connect" to UQ WiMAX subscribers for free of charge.


UQ Communications will continue to offer new internet experiences, enhanced WiMAX service offerings, and expand area coverage


*1: "Wi-Fi" is registered trademark of the Wi-Fi Alliance

*2: Wi2 is one of the largest wireless LAN access service providers who operates more than 13,000 access points in Japan. Wi2 installs own Wi-Fi access points for area expansion, and offers flexible solutions for customer's needs.




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