Industry News

Agilent’s Test Solution Selected by USI

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that Universal Scientific Industrial Co. Ltd. (USI) will use Agilent's WiMAX™ manufacturing networking test set for its Mobile WiMAX test needs. The company chose Agilent because of its ability to deliver fast measurement time for USI's Mobile WiMAX module test plan requirements. USI is a...
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Taiwan On

Mobile WiMAX getting a boost via NextWave, Global Mobile partnership
NextWave Wireless and Global Mobile are collaborating to deliver personalized mobile multimedia services including mobile TV, interactive media and digital audio via emerging mobile WiMAX technology in Taipei, Taiwan. The comprehensive field trial, which is expected to evolve into a full deployment, will use NextWave’s end-to-end WiMAX technology including...
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Comsys to Show Award-winning Reference Design Platform at WiMAX Forum Global Congress

ComMAX multimode Mobile WiMAX/GSM-EDGE reference design platforms on show at Amsterdam event, booth 3.52, and two Comsys presentations featured in seminar program
Comsys Communication and Signal Processing, a leader in wireless baseband solutions, today announced that it will be participating in both the exhibition and the seminar program at WiMAX Forum Global Congress, which takes place in Amsterdam on 17 – 18 June 2008. Mr Avi Sharon, Product Manager, will present...
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DirecTV’s Wireless Play Still in Limbo

Satellite provider’s watching new Clearwire; cheering for telcos
It wouldn’t hurt DirecTV to come up with a triple play bundle of some sort to mesh with its HD- and sports-rich television packages, but don’t expect the satellite provider to jump into the WiMAX space, an executive said during the Lehman Brothers Worldwide Wireless and Wireline Conference. “I...
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Will WiFi Graduate to Universal School Deployment by 2013?

Next-gen technologies including WiMAX may crowd out 802.11g
If you’re wondering how new next-gen wireless broadband technologies stack up, consider WiMAX. One of the frontrunners in high-bandwidth mobile protocols, it is increasingly moving to the forefront of carrier rollout plans (see Sprint, Clearwire tie the knot again ) and apparently, the education market. According to a new...
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Mformation Takes Aim at WiMAX Devices

Extends mobile device management software platform
Mobile device software management vendor Mformation Technologies is taking its product portfolio beyond traditional cellular mobile devices into the emerging mobile WiMAX space with plans to provide “seamless all-IP device management and remote activation capabilities.” With the expanded Mformation software mobile service providers can remotely activate, configure, diagnose, update,...
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Vegas Resort Places Bets on Wireless

Sprint, MobileAccess team to provide wide-ranging infrastructure
The under-construction M Resort, Spa and Casino in Las Vegas has placed all its chips on wireless, betting that today’s technology and tomorrow’s potential will pay off with a unique and enhanced communications atmosphere for guests and employees alike. The resort is also placing a small hedge bet by...
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Stepping Forward With Standards

Femto Forum pushes now-generation standards; looks to LTE and WiMAX
Even as it makes an all-out effort to standardize the interface between a femtocell access point and a femto gateway, the Femto Forum is looking ahead to assure that international standards bodies consider femtos when developing specifications for LTE and WiMAX. The organization’s vendor members, at the urging of...
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Using WiMAX to Fight the Evil Empire

Non-mobile freedom fighters band together to fight AT&T and Verizon
If you can’t join ‘em, fight ‘em. That could be the rallying cry behind the “new” Clearwire which is being shaped from the ashes of the old Clearwire, Sprint’s XOHM, the Sprint-cable Pivot relationship, Google’s failed attempt to control the 700 MHz spectrum auction and Intel’s ongoing need to...
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