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Barry West Speaks Out on Sprint’s Mobile WiMAX Vision
Barry West, CTO and newly appointed president of Sprint Nextel’s 4G Business Group, has never shied from the challenge of paving new roads for emerging wireless technologies. As the former CTO of Nextel, West led the drive for push-to-talk communications over Nextel’s iDEN-based wireless network. And despite the air...
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WiMAX Ruffles DSL Feathers in Macedonia

Local ISP Offers Low-Cost Broadband Wireless Service
The launch of a pre-WiMAX service in Macedonia has driven the cost of broadband connectivity down by around 50 percent in a period of just nine months. That was the assertion of Paul Budgen, the sales director for EMEA with Motorola, speaking at the Broadband World Forum in Paris...
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Agilent Announces Verification of WiMAX Production Solutions

Agilent Technologies Inc. announced that its WiMAX-specific design validation and production solutions have been successfully delivered and accepted by several customers. With a level of performance and functionality not available from competitors, these solutions give engineers R&D and conformance-type measurement capabilities for testing fixed 802.16-2004 and mobile 802.16e-2005 WiMAX...
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RF Component Profits Steady in Q2 2006

Strategy Analytics’ RF & Wireless Component service has released “RF Component Industry Review: April - June 2006,” which notes that more than half of the leading suppliers of RF components reported significant profits in Q2, about the same industry financial performance as reported in Q1. In the second quarter...
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RF Industry Outlook Brightens

Strategy Analytics, the global research and consulting company, released, "RF Component Industry Review: January - March 2006," noting that financial performance reported by RF component suppliers in Q1 improved. Demand for RF components in Q1 remained strong, supported by strength in the cellphone market. Fifty-three percent of the top...
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