Wireless Broadband Australia


In 2010, the Seven Network’s wireless internet operation was renamed, from Unwired Group to Wireless Broadband Australia. In the process Seven has launched Australia’s first 4G wireless broadband network, under the vividwireless product name which has commenced operations in Perth.

The report contains information and background on Unwired. Company background information and networks are provided in the report.

The report last received a brief update in early 2010.

This report contains information of historical interest and is valuable for reference purposes, but it is no longer updated and is offered at a discount.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Company information
    • 2.1 Overview
    • 2.2 Seven’s move on Unwired and engin
  • 3. Alliances and partnerships
    • 3.1 Spectrum arrangement with SP AusNet
    • 3.2 Wireless broadband alliance with Austar
    • 3.3 Capital injection for WiMAX deployment
    • 3.4 Austar, Soul and Unwired unsuccessful bid for regional funding
    • 3.5 Partnership with google
  • 4. Unwired’s wireless network
  • 5. Network rollout to 2008
    • 5.1 Sydney trials – 2002 - 2003
    • 5.2 Sydney launch and rollout
    • 5.3 Melbourne rollout
    • 5.4 Impending rollout of mobile WiMAX services
      • 5.4.1 Local developments
      • 5.4.2 Global developments
    • 5.5 U-connect – Free WiFi service
  • 6. Financial results
    • 6.1 2007
  • 7. Products and services
    • 7.1 WiMAX business offering
    • 7.2 Prepaid wireless access
    • 7.3 One-stop shop from customer homepage
  • 8. Partnerships, alliances and distributors
    • 8.1 Company history to 2007
  • 9. Related reports
  • Exhibit 1 – Unwired Australia Pty Ltd at a glance – 2007

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Number of pages 10

Status Archived

Last updated 22 Oct 2009
Update History

Analyst: Paul Budde

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