Motorola to begin WiMAX trial
Motorola and Vietnam Datacommunications signed an agreement to commence a WiMAX trial in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s two largest cities. The year-long trial is expected to begin in October. Phase one will cover an urban area in Hanoi, and the second phase will cover a similar urban area in Ho Chi Minh City, according to Motorola.
In other news, Motorola won a contract from Marubeni Corp. in Taipei, Taiwan, to deploy a TETRA digital-radio communications system for the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport rail transit network. The system consists of the company’s TETRA technology hardware, software, services and maintenance, together with its Dimetra IP system that allows for higher data speeds to support the integration of advanced mobile data solutions, according to the company.