012 Smile.Communications extends fixed and mobile WiMAX trials

16 Apr 2008

012 Smile.Communications, part of the Internet Gold Golden Lines group, has announced that its experimental licence to conduct WiMAX technology trials in Sderot and a high-tech business centre in Tel Aviv has been extended by the Ministry of Communications. The Sderot area licence was extended until 7 April 2009 while that for Tel Aviv was extended until 18 September 2009.

In March 2007, 012 Smile.Communications was awarded the first technology experimental licence to conduct fixed WiMAX trials in several locations in Israel, including the largest high-tech business centre in the Tel Aviv area; the licence was later amended to also include mobile WiMAX trials in the Sderot area.

Israel, 012 Smile Telecom