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Portable WiMAX Edges Closer to Reality

Fujitsu Unveils "Mobile" WiMAX System-on-Chip for Portable Devices
While hardly enabling a mobile phone, Fujitsu Microelectronics America’s new Mobile WiMAX System-on-Chip (SoC) is a step in the direction of high bandwidth, large radius mobile broadband devices running in the 2.5 GHz WiMAX spectrum. Fujitsu introduced the chip at the Wireless Communications Association Conference 2006 in Washington, D.C....
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A New Evolution

Even though Sprint only recently announced mobile WiMAX (IEEE 802.16e-2005) is their 4G wireless technology of choice, the service provider has been working with broadband wireless technology in various forms since the late 1990s. During that time, Sprint has become the largest holder of 2.5 GHz MMDS spectrum in...
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Chronos Launches WiFi Enabled GPS Locator

Chronos Technology Ltd. , a GPS and RF/microwave components specialist for designers and products in the professional communications and electronics industry, announced the release of the CW85 GPS ‘Broadcaster’ from Illinois, US-based NavSync, which incorporates NavSync’s unique high sensitivity GPS receiver with an 802.11b transmitter to provide location information...
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Credence and Integra Deliver Turnkey Development

Credence Systems Corp. , a provider of test solutions from design to production for the worldwide semiconductor industry, announced a partnership with Integra Technologies to offer mixed-signal and RF application development support for design houses located in North America. Integra is also expanding its RF and mixed-signal test capabilities...
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Golf Links Course Created in Manchester

They say that golf offers the perfect opportunity for doing business, but Link Microtek took the concept a stage further by creating a six-hole, eighteen par golf course on its stand for its Golf Challenge at the European Microwave Exhibition. Each day of the three-day exhibition the lowest score...
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Pipex Wireless’s First Wireless Deployment

Pipex Wireless , a joint venture between Pipex Communications plc and Intel Corp. focused on developing and providing wireless services, has announced that it is to deploy a trial WiMAX network in Milton Keynes. Base station equipment and subscriber terminals will be provided by wireless solutions provider Airspan Networks...
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Motorola Announces Plans to Develop WiMAX Chipsets

Motorola Inc. announced a strategic initiative to develop mobile WiMAX chipsets for use in Motorola’s next-generation WiMAX devices. This investment in chipset design demonstrates Motorola’s on-going commitment to WiMAX and expands the company’s role as a leader in end-to-end WiMAX solutions beyond infrastructure and handsets to the core implementation...
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