Industry News

The R6 Interface and the Open Standards Debate

Openness will help drive lower costs and more end-user services
The value of WiMAX is becoming widely recognized as service providers solidify their plans and start delivering high-bandwidth mobile Internet services over a lower-cost WiMAX infrastructure built on open interfaces. These deployments are a win-win for both service providers and consumers — end users can access more services, while...
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WiMAX Forum Establishes U.S. Testing Base

University of Maryland partnering with MAXWell Lab
The WiMAX Forum has established a North American testing base — The MAXWell Lab — at the University of Maryland so companies, especially in the U.S. but others throughout the world, will be able to develop and test new WiMAX applications. The university’s Institute for Advanced Computer Studies will...
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Agilent’s Optimization Platform Selected by ITRI in Taiwan

The Taiwanese Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has selected Agilent ’s E6474A wireless network test platform for its M-Taiwan WiMAX Applications Lab (MTWAL), which is a WiMAX Forum® Applications Lab. Mobile WiMAX™ is the high-performance mobile communication network, and telecommunications operators around the world are aggressively deploying WiMAX systems....
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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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