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UQ Announces WiMAX Area Expansion in Subway

UQ Announces WiMAX Area Expansion in Subway
- WiMAX Service is available in station and train of Tokyo Toei Subway from the end of December -


TOKYO, November 21, 2011 - UQ Communications Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Akio Nozaka, hereafter: UQ) promotes installing base stations in subway and underground shopping centers in addition to outside area for high quality service area of WiMAX.

UQ starts setup base stations in Toei subway stations on 28 November, based on basic agreement between Bureau of Transportation, Tokyo and UQ. This is a first case that WiMAX service is available in station and train in Metropolitan area. After this, UQ will promote expansion of WiMAX area to train stations and tunnel in Chubu and Kansai area in addition to Metropolitan area.

   1. Target station                     : Otemachi station (Mita Line)

   2. Date of service start          : The end of December, 2011(Tentative date)

   3. Plan                                      : Other stations on Mita Line, every station on Asakusa Line, Shinjuku Line and Oedo Line in 2012

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


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