NextPhase Wireless selects Aperto for nationwide WiMAX rollout

18 Jun 2008

WiMAX developer Aperto Networks has announced that it has been selected to supply NextPhase Wireless, a service provider based in Southern California, with a nationwide WiMAX network in the 3.65GHz band. Under the deal, Aperto will deliver its PacketMAX base station equipment to enable NextPhase to deploy a combination of the twelve-sector PacketMAX 5000 macro base stations and single-sector PacketMAX 3000 micro base stations. Deployment will start in Orange County and then expand to the rest of Southern California, including the Los Angeles and San Diego markets. Later, the deployment will go national with additional coverage in states such as New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware.