French WiMAX operator Altitude Telecom, part of the Altitude Group, has selected WiNetworks Solutions to supply its Win-Max Pico base stations to help support the telco’s French expansion drive. WiNetworks will help Altitude to integrate cutting-edge solutions on its networks as it looks to extend network coverage and provide extensive wireless broadband services for fixed, nomadic and mobile WiMAX networks. ‘By developing seamless connectivity to the urban and rural residents of France with new technologies, we leverage the enormous benefits of WiMAX solutions. At Altitude Telecom we expect to see expansion in all areas, reaching more customers and offering them the benefits of WiMAX at excellent rates,’ Fabrice Ballart, director general of Altitude Telecom, said. WiNetworks says its Win-Max Pico base station supports the 802.16e Wave 2 Mobile WiMAX standard.