Thursday, April 20, 2006

Japan's ACCA Networks Selects Alcatel for WiMAX Trial in the Tokyo Area; 1st Alcatel WiMAX IEEE 802.16e-2005 Reference in Japan

Alcatel (NYSE: ALA; Paris: CGEP.PA) has been selected by ACCA Networks Co., one of Japan's largest DSL and Optical Fiber Access service providers with over a million subscribers, to launch a WiMAX trial in the Tokyo area. This is a significant step forward for both companies towards WiMAX services in Japan.