Tranzeo, TRG Partner to Create WiMAX Radios for Indonesia

Dec 24, 2008
Nikkei Electronics Asia

Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc, a manufacturer of wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems, has signed an agreement to jointly develop WiMAX subscriber units for the Indonesian market with PT. Teknologi Riset Global (TRG), a subsidiary of the Indonesian Tower Group, is a telecommunication infrastructure provider in Indonesia.

The agreement establishes a foundation for Tranzeo and TRG to collaborate on the development of WiMAX subscriber units based on the 802.16d standard to be incorporated into TRG's total WiMAX solution for the Indonesian market. With the impending release by the Indonesian government of spectrum at 2.3GHz and 3.3GHz for WiMAX broadband services, the two companies are developing WiMAX subscriber units specifically for the unique requirements of the Indonesian market.

Indonesia is emphasizing local content in telecommunication equipment to spur the country's economic development. The collaboration will combine radio expertise from Tranzeo with TRG's system expertise to satisfy the local content requirements.