Waiting on mobile WiMAX

Cox, John
November 2006
Network World;11/13/2006, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p50
Trade Publication
The article discusses the possible increase in demand for the broadband wireless technology mobile WiMAX as it becomes the usual topic of discussion over vendors and carriers and the huge investments of carrier. Just like Clearwire Corp. which collected about $900 million including $600 million from WiMAX zealot Intel, in order to enhance its growing wireless broadband net to support the IEEE 802.16e mobile WiMAX standard. While Sprint Nextel Corp. became the first U.S. cellular provider to unveil their plan to deploy a nationwide mobile WiMAX net. For the enterprise, mobile WiMAX offers support of multimedia applications and collaboration.


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