October 08, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
The freedom to access the internet wherever and whenever is the vision of FREEDOM4, the new name for Pipex Wireless. FREEDOM4 marks an evolution in the roll-out of its wireless services and WiMAX infrastructure across the UK, providing users with a ground-breaking personal wireless internet experience.

FREEDOM4 is a completely new broadband wireless service. With no fixed line required, the service is quick and easy to install, enabling customers to access their personal broadband service whenever they are in a WiMAX zone. FREEDOM4 can provide reliable wireless services with symmetrical upload and download speeds of up to 8 Mbps.

Building on Pipex Wireless’ experience delivering services in Milton Keynes and Warwick this year, FREEDOM4 is gearing up to roll-out its commercial offering in Manchester, providing reliable, high-speed wireless internet access. Working with world-renowned partners including Intel, Airspan and Nokia, FREEDOM4 is the UK industry leader in WiMAX and broadband wireless access technologies.

“WiMAX is an exciting technology, requiring a new approach to broadband delivery, so the time is right to launch our services with a fresh brand,” comments Mike Read, CEO, FREEDOM4. “Over the next year, we believe that FREEDOM4 will become the name associated with broadband wireless internet and look forward to the next stage as our services are rolled out in Milton Keynes, Warwick, Manchester and other parts of the UK.”

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FREEDOM4, a joint venture between Pipex and Intel Capital, is a provider of personal wireless broadband services without boundaries. With a national licence to deploy WiMAX services in the 3.6 GHz band, FREEDOM4 is working closely with businesses and local authorities to build the necessary infrastructure to provide broadband wireless internet access across the UK.

FREEDOM4 has partnerships with some of the leading names in wireless technologies and telecommunications, including Airspan Networks, Nokia Siemens Networks, Ericsson, and National Grid Wireless to provide WiMAX services to nomadic workers, businesses and SoHos via a scalable and resilient network.

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