Neotel reveals WiMAX plans

7 Sep 2009

South African fixed line and WiMAX operator Neotel has announced that it plans to launch a range of WiMAX services aimed at the corporate and high-end consumer markets, reports mybroadband.co.za. The telco’s head of product management, Rajeev Sinha, revealed that the company is actively expanding its WiMAX network of 70 base stations in Gauteng, Cape Town and Durban. Sinha said: ‘Neotel will soon be reaching the 150 base stations mark.’ He also confirmed that the firm would be introducing an uncapped WiMAX service with peak download speeds of 2Mbps aimed at large and medium enterprises (LME). Sinha added: ‘Neotel is still looking at the pricing for this segment, however Neotel is confident it has an attractive price for the LME segment which will lower their costs.’

South Africa, Liquid Telecom South Africa