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FREEDOM4 & Vialtus to Push WiMAX for Manchester
By: MarkJ - 21 February, 2008 (1:31 PM)

Fixed wireless broadband ISP FREEDOM4 has teamed up with Vialtus Solutions (formerly Pipex Business) to help distribute its new WiMAX based wireless broadband service in Manchester:

Maria Cappella, managing director of Vialtus Solutions, comments, "We are delighted to be teaming up with FREEDOM4 to offer a WiMAX product to our customers. Expanding our product line to be the first UK provider of WiMAX services demonstrates our dedication to being at the forefront of technology and commitment to offering customers the latest services."

WiMAX enables businesses of all sizes to benefit from access to a high speed wireless broadband connection, without the need for a fixed telephone line. Offering faster symmetrical speeds than traditional ADSL and quicker deployment, the Vialtus WiMAX service will be available across FREEDOM4ís existing network, including Milton Keynes and Warwick, as well as in Manchester.

Recent research conducted by FREEDOM4 indicated that businesses in Manchester are frustrated with slow internet speeds and unreliable connections. The survey showed that half of SMEs in Manchester are unhappy with the speed of their internet connectivity (57%) despite the fact that 97% of respondents citing the internet as a vital tool for business.


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