The WiMAX Fixed Wireless Reality

Smith, Brad
May 2006
Wireless Week;5/1/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p16
Trade Publication
The article deals with the market prospects for wireless technology WiMAX by Nortel Networks. Gartner analyst Ian Keene forecasts that WiMAX equipment sales will reach $3.3 billion in 2010. WiMAX is a two-headed technology which has a fixed standard, 802.16-2004 and a mobile standard, 802.16e. Mark Whitton, general manager of Nortel's WiMAX portfolio, believes that mobile WiMAX will be used for laptop Internet access and for a range of consumer electronics.


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