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Sprint Nextel’s Launch Puts the ‘Why?’ in WiMAX

If 2007 is, as some have suggested, the year WiMAX enters the telecom fray for real, then Sprint Nextel is carrying the banner onto the battlefield.
If 2007 is, as some have suggested, the year WiMAX enters the telecom fray for real, then Sprint Nextel is carrying the banner onto the battlefield. With plenty of 2.5 GHz spectrum and the initiative to use it, the carrier could change the telecom landscape. In March, Sprint Nextel...
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Sprint Nextel hedges wireless bets

U.S. carrier is pursuing a twin-pronged broadband wireless strategy — WiMAX and 3G — and a partnership with cable operators.
In March, Sprint Nextel made two simultaneous and — some might argue — contradictory announcements about its broadband wireless strategy. The US carrier underlined its intention to launch WiMAX this year via a thick swathe of 2.5 GHz spectrum it owns — even going so far as to call...
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More Than Hedging Bets

Nokia Siemens Networks Finds Use For Flexi Platform As It Expands To WiMAX
Nokia Siemens Networks didn’t have to look very far—or do much development work—to create a base station platform for the 2.5/3.5 GHz WiMAX radios it will be deploying in 2008 as part of Sprint Nextel’s nationwide WiMAX rollout. Everything the vendor wanted to provide its customers--smaller size, improved power...
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NextWave Acquires IPWireless

Adds Another Piece To Expanding Mobile Broadband Technology Offering
NextWave Wireless will spend up to $135 million to add IPWireless’ TD-CDMA technology to its already packed technology portfolio as yet another piece in a “customer-driven” mobile broadband offering, the company promises. That extra piece, however, might not be so easily digested for a company that has shown a...
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Ricochet Hits Denver

WISP Launching ‘Wi-Fi In the Mile High’
Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) Ricochet Networks, a wholly owned subsidiary of TeraBeam, will use a scalable Wi-Fi mesh network to deliver wireless broadband services to the city and county of Denver, starting in the city’s Capitol Hill and Golden Triangle neighborhoods. Sister company Proxim Wireless is providing mesh...
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Seamless Wireless Migration

Nokia Siemens Networks Focuses Tailors Technology Fit For Operators
WiMAX, LTE, HSDPA, EVDO Rev A and now UMB (ultra mobile broadband). Today’s wireless operators are faced with a dizzying array of radio access technologies. With all of these technologies vying for prominence, the focus should not be on waging a religious war around air interface technology, but rather...
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CST: From Europe to the US and Beyond

MTT-S IMS is undoubtedly CST’s most important trade show.
MTT-S IMS is undoubtedly CST’s most important trade show. Its technical focus fits perfectly with our core market and, since it always attracts high numbers of visitors, MTT-S IMS offers an invaluable opportunity for us to showcase major development steps to a large and focused audience. Specifically, this year...
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