WiMAX, a wireless broadband technology, has the ability to compete with DSL and cable-modem services without the need for heavy regulation, and that could have a significant impact on the telecom industry, according to In-Stat. WiMAX supports point to multi-point (PMP) broadband wireless access rates up to 2+ Mbps, over a minimum coverage area of [...]
Archive for February, 2005
picoChip today announced the company has signed its tenth commercial OEM reference design licensee. The company’s ten design wins are in production or development with key strategic players, including Tier One manufacturers, and cover both WiMAX and WCDMA technologies (with some companies implementing both). picoChip with its combination of complete reference designs and cost-effective processor [...]
Mobile and wireless revenues in 2004 totalled $145.1 billion, up 11.6 percent and marking a return to double-digit growth following a dip in 2003. Purchase this analysis to gain data on transport services, handsets, capital expenditures and infrastructure equipment, including wireless fidelity (Wi-Fi) equipment plus the emerging market for broadband access (i.e. WiMAX) equipment and [...]
The WiMAX Forum has selected its standardization test lab and announces a certification roadmap that marks July 2005 for the launch of the WiMAX Forum Certified(tm) program.
The WiMAX Forum selected Cetecom Spain as its official certification laboratory, achieving a critical milestone toward enabling the commercial availability of WiMAX Forum Certified products. Acting as an independent [...]
The latest wireless mobile computing technology, called WiMax, is gaining momentum at a rapid clip.
WiMax will help bridge the gap between wireless fidelity and wireless telecom networks, giving mobile computer users free, or cheap, wireless access across many miles of terrain, not just inside the office or at a WiFi hot [...]
Total U.S. spending on wireless communications will grow by 9.3 percent in 2005, achieving a total of $158.6 billion, according to the newly released TIA’s 2005 Telecommunications Market Review and Forecast, an annual publication of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA). The report predicts the wireless market will reach $212.5 billion by 2008, with a 10 [...]
Stand by for some disappointments when the initial version of WiMax metropolitan area technology is deployed. If the networks do support voice over IP or other fancy applications, they’re unlikely to be part of the specification.
Part of the promise of WiMax is that it will be more than just a fat, wireless pipe — that [...]
AirTegrity Wireless, a company dedicated to developing industry-leading wireless communications solutions for global applications, has expanded operations in Stateline, Nevada and introduced new products for the emerging WiMAX (wireless broadband) market. The AirVantage(TM) family of wireless broadband appliances is built on a modular platform that dramatically lowers the costs normally associated with the installation and [...]
ADAPTIX has signed a joint agreement with Beijing Airway and Beijing ShiJinShan District Government to build the next generation broadband wireless demonstration network. The Beijing Airway’s Wi-Plus Network will be the first broadband wireless network of its kind in the ShiJinShan district.
This deployment will be the first pre-WiMAX standards system in China. The network will [...]
Navini Networks, Inc., the leading provider of non-line-of-sight, zero-install(TM) wide-area wireless broadband technology, today announced that it will supply the first complete nationwide deployment of broadband wireless access for the island of Mauritius for ADB Networks, a major independent service and support provider, headquartered in Mauritius.
Mauritius is an island situated in [...]