Unwired today confirmed it will expand its wireless broadband into Melbourne this year, but is still shy about providing an exact launch date.
The company confirmed only that it has “commenced its network build in parts of
“Our focus is on achieving maximum growth for minimum cost so it makes sense to pool our efforts in one geographic location. As
“Our research shows there is significant pent up demand for our service in
Although currently using a proprietary technology, Unwired has the rights to the spectrum used for WiMax in metropolitan areas and has committed to rolling out a standards-based network.
To date, the company has attracted only 36,600 customers to its
The company has large amounts of spectrum in the 2.3GHz and 3.5GHz Mobile WiMAX standard bands in
Unwired offers fast portable broadband services via a portable modem and has only recently introduced a Wireless PC Card modem offering true mobility.
Last year Intel, a WiMax advocate, invested $37 million dollars in the company to help it fund its network roll-out.