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CTIA 2008 Show Wrap Up

Wireless & You
For us wireless geeks, what could be better than attending the largest wireless show in the US in glitzy Las Vegas? Whether you are into broadband convergence, enterprise, advertising, social networking or entertainment, CTIA is the global marketplace for connecting Wireless and You (as their theme goes this year)....
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Executive Interview: Bryan Sayler, ETS-Lindgren

MWJ talks with Bryan Sayler, Sr. VP & GM of ETS-Lindgren about WiMAX RPT test requirements.
This month, Microwave Journal talks with Bryan Sayler, Senior Vice-President and General Manager at ETS-Lindgren Test and Measurement Division, about his company’s membership in the WiMAX Forum. We also discuss the company's new WiMAX™ RPT Test System designed to provide detailed information on the radiated transmit and receive performance...
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BWA/WiMAX Worldwide Subscriber Base Reaches 1,728,000

Maravedis’ latest WiMAXCounts Quarterly Report provides the latest update of WiMAX statistics
According to the latest edition of the WiMAXCounts Quarterly Report from Maravedis ( ), the global BWA/WiMAX subscriber base increased by 350,000 in the fourth quarter of 2007, reaching a total of 1,728,000 subscribers. “Even with an increase of more than 20% in WiMAX subscribers in the last...
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DragonWave’s New Horizon Duo Breaks Speed Barrier

DragonWave Inc. , a global supplier of next-generation wireless networks, announced Horizon Duo, the latest addition to its Horizon portfolio of native Ethernet radios. Horizon Duo delivers industry-leading capacity of up to 1.6 Gbps per link and lowest-cost-per-bit performance for wireless carriers offering increasingly bandwidth-intensive WiMAX and 4G services....
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Sprint Bulks Up on Backhaul

Finds utility emerging IP/Ethernet and microwave approaches
Sprint Nextel may be one of the largest wireless network providers, but the growth of new unlimited plans, including its own Sprint Everything plan—not to mention its WiMAX network—is putting continuous constraint on its backhaul network. Like its wireless brethren, Sprint Nextel’s default backhaul strategy has been to rent...
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CTIA Wireless 2008: Hesse Affirms WiMAX Future

Sprint Nextel’s wireless goal: ‘own the pole position,’ CEO says in keynote
WiMAX, a transmission technology with a seemingly always cloudy future, is still a bright spot in the Sprint Nextel broadband wireless landscape, Dan Hesse, the company’s increasingly famous president-CEO said during a first-day keynote address at CTIA Wireless 2008. “WiMAX is not slideware,” Hesse said. “We believe the market...
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