Broadband wireless goes live in Europe

US outfit WinStar opens for business in Amsterdam

US broadband wireless specialist WinStar Communications has rolled out its first European service in Amsterdam. The company, which offers business fixed wireless provision of frame relay, ATM, high speed Internet and private line, says it will establish a presence in other European markets before the end of the year. WinStar's Amsterdam service, operated by subsidiary WinStar Europe, uses the 38GHz frequency. Lucent provided design, build-out and is running operation and maintenance from its NetCare operations centre in Sophia Antipolis, France. The network uses Ascend switches for a multi-service data platform. ®

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