Down But Not Out

Morse, Joni
March 2007
Wireless Week;3/1/2007, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p8
Trade Publication
The article discusses the opportunities that are available to Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) network equipment suppliers in the international market. Bruce Gustafson of Nortel explains that the WiMAX market is comprising of two general segments. The first is broadband extension to underserved geographies and second is the extension of broadband services into a mobile environment. WiMAX developer Navini Networks just won a deal to supply Horizon Wi-Com with WiMAX devices.


Related Articles

  • Worldwide WiMAX trials, specs on horizon. Morse, Joni // RCR Wireless News;10/17/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 42, p16 

    This article reports on the increase in the number of WiMAX trials and deployments worldwide. The worldwide WiMAX market is expected to reach $3.5 billion and account for 4 percent of all broadband usage by 2010, according to a new report from idate. The report went on to point out that WiMAX is...

  • Cisco goes WiMAX with mobile move.  // Electronics Weekly;10/31/2007, Issue 2310, p12 

    The article reports that Cisco Systems Inc. has entered the WiMAX market with its move to buy mobile WiMAX systems firm Navini Networks Inc. for $330m. After waiting to see whether WiMAX will be a key access technology for broadband services, the driver seems to be the rollout of broadband...

  • International WiMAX.  // Government Technology;Dec2007, Vol. 20 Issue 12, p8 

    The article reports on the decision of the Taiwanese government to sign memorandums of understanding with various global telecommunication suppliers including Alcatel-Lucent, Motorola, Nokia Seimens Networks and Sprint Nextel to help Taiwan build a WiMAX broadband infrastructure. A report from...

  • WiMAX's developing business case. Chau, Fiona // Telecom Asia;Aug2006, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p20 

    The article focuses on the transition of WiMAX standard from the talk phase of its wireless broadband to the action phase in Asia. According to the author, more than 150 service operators around the world have tried the said phase of wireless broadband and are said to be offering commercial...

  • Cisco buys Wimax firm for £161m. Kamath, John-Paul // Computer Weekly;10/30/2007, p26 

    The article reports on the plan of Cisco Systems Inc. to acquire mobile Wimax manufacturer Navini Networks Inc. for £161 million. The acquisition will help extend Cisco's IP Next Generation Network. This network aims to enable information service providers to deliver any service to any device...

  • Proof of concept. Tanner, John C. // Telecom Asia;Aug2006, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p21 

    The article focuses on wireless broadband services which is considered as the boosting business case of the WiMAX standard in Asia. According to some operators and vendors that are involved in early rollouts of the said broadband services, the demonstrations made with WiMAX on its wireless...

  • Can Clearwire save WiMAX? Reed, Brad // Network World;5/12/2008, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p1 

    The article focuses on the Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) which has been under siege for the past years and criticized by its rival technologies. Australian WiMAX operator Buzz Broadband chief executive officer (CEO) Garth Freeman cited some problems of the technology...

  • BRIDGING THE SMART ANTENNA GAP. Fitchard, Kevin // Telephony;10/23/2006, Vol. 247 Issue 17, p27 

    The article examines the adaptive antenna system arrays and base station developed by Navini Networks Inc. for WiMAX networks. It combines the multiple input/multiple output technology with beamforming technology. Paul Sergeant, director of market strategy for Navini, revealed that they can form...

  • Cisco acquires WiMax startup Navini for $330M. Taylor, Colleen // Electronic News;10/29/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 44, p14 

    The article reports that network equipment company Cisco Systems Inc. has signed a definitive agreement to buy Navini Networks Inc., a mobile WiMax equipment making startup based in Richardson, Texas. Under the terms of the agreement, Cisco said it will pay about $330 million in cash and assumed...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics