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ILECs to Approach WiMAX

Wireless could become a logical broadband extension
Nearly 21 percent of the U.S. population, or over 60 million Americans, live in rural areas that are either un-served or under-served by broadband services, according to Computerworld (as of August 2007). Incumbent local exchange carriers (ILECs) prefer to focus on the more densely clustered urban and suburban demographics,...
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WiMAX is Back … Or At Least Some People Think It Is

If all the stars align, big things could happen for Clearwire and Sprint
A promising wireless technology is resurfacing even though many in the industry have—for probably the hundredth time— given up on it. WiMAX, said a financial analyst who’s paid to look at such things, is far from dead, despite dire predictions about Sprint Nextel’s commitment and the nonchalance with which...
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BVS Unveils New WiMAX Pre-Deployment Kit

Berkeley Varitronics Systems Inc. (BVS) unveiled an all-in-one WiMAX pre-deployment and testing kit solution for 700 MHz, 2.5 GHz and 3.5 GHz networks at CTIA 2008. BVS announces the release and availability of a complete WiMAX pre-deployment testing solution that includes a stimulus transmitter, modular receiver, handheld power meter...
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Agilent Technologies Demonstrates WiMAX Test Solutions at 2008 Asia WIMAX Forum Congress

Agilent Technologies Inc. demonstrated its full range portfolio of WiMAX test solutions April 9-10 at the Suntec Convention Center, Booth 34. Agilent's test solutions address the WiMAX test requirements in design verification, pre-conformance, conformance, network deployment and service assurance. These test solutions enable engineers and managers in R&D, manufacturing...
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