GSM/WiMAX mobile phone available by end of November

14 Nov 2008

Russian mobile operator Scartel, which markets itself under the Yota brand, will begin selling the HTC Max 4G smartphone, that allows customer to connect via GSM/GPRS/EDGE wireless networks as well as Yota’s 2.5GHz-2.7GHz WiMAX network, from 26 November. For voice calls, the phone switches automatically between paid calls across any Russian mobile phone network operator via GSM, or when both callers are Yota subscribers, the calls will be routed as VoIP on Yota’s WiMAX network. Pricing details have not yet been released.