ITU Approves WiMAX for 3G

November 2007
Portable Design;Nov2007, Vol. 13 Issue 11, p9
The article reports that the International Telecommunication Union Radiocommunication (ITU-R) Assembly has included Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX)-derived technology in the framework of the International Mobile Telecommunications (IMT)-2000 set of standards. This agreement paves the way for the deployment of a range of voice, data and multimedia services to both stationary and mobile devices. Significantly , it opens the door to mobile Internet, catering to demand in both urban and rural markets.


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