Can mobile WiMAX repay vendors' faith?

Morris, Iain
August 2006
Telecommunications - International Edition;Aug2006, Vol. 40 Issue 8, p8
Trade Publication
The article reports that Intel Corp. and Motorola Corp. invested U.S.$900 million in Clearwire Corp. Clearwire will use the money to distribute wireless networks based on 802.16e standard in U.S. and Europe. Wateen Telecom, part of Warid Telecom, also announced that they chose Motorola Corp. to supply and distribute a nationwide WiMax network in Pakistan. Telecommunication analyst Julien Grivolas believes that the mobile WiMax players will have a hard time competing with cellular companies.


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