|02/16/10||Comtrend Corporation Launches BeamLink HD IPTV Wireless Video Adapters|
Comtrend Corporation announced the launch of its new
BeamLink Wireless Video Adapters. Now available to service providers in
North America, the BeamLink adapters are used to distribute multiple
streams of carrier-grade High Definition (HD) IPTV content from an
Ethernet-equipped home gateway or DVR to IP set top boxes.
|02/15/10||HelloSoft Announces the Availability of Its VoIP Solution for LTE Devices|
HelloSoft announced the extension of its carrier proven VoIP and Voice Call Continuity (VCC) solution suite to future 4G-LTEdevices. HelloSoft's VoIP and VCC solution allows seamless handoff of voice calls between VoIP on the 4G LTE network and circuit switched voice systems that run on cellular 2G and 3G networks. Supporting VoIP over LTE (VoLTE) extends HelloSoft's recently released, award winning VoIP and VCC Convergence Client Software platform for Android mobile devices, which also supports handsets running Windows Mobile, Symbian and Linux operating systems.
|12/28/09||Tranzeo Receives RUS Acceptance and "Buy American" Status|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) has received U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural
Utilities Service (RUS) Acceptance for a wide variety of its products operating
in the licensed and unlicensed frequency bands. The equipment accepted by the RUS includes Tranzeo's backhaul, point-to-multipoint, and public safety bands equipment, allowing RUS
funding to be used for complete end to end solutions.
|12/25/09||OneFi Technology, Inc. Announces the Initial WiMax/BPL Broadband Installation to Begin for the Hogback Region of the Navajo Nation|
OneFi Technology, Inc. announced the initial installation of WiMax/BPL Technology in the Hogback
Region of the Navajo Nation is scheduled to begin in Jan. 2010. The network
will be valued at $20,000,000 when it is completed.
|12/24/09||The Invicta Group Has Been Selected to Develop a Unique Sales Group for Clearwire|
Invicta Group, Inc. has signed an independent sales organization agreement to develop a unique sales group to help launch the ALL NEW 4G WiMax product into the CHICAGO marketplace. The company will be seeking independent business relationships, sales reps, team leaders and managers to build and grow our enterprise with this revolutionary, breakthrough, and cutting-edge technology -- High Speed Wireless MOBILE Internet.
|12/24/09||MoqiZone Holdings Corporation Announces Commercial Launch of 802.16d WiMAX Base Stations in Chengdu China|
MobiZone Holdings Limited announced that 2 wireless broadband base
stations with a total of 8 sectors were successfully installed in Chengdu
and are now available to service internet cafés in the northeast region of
Chengdu city. There are approximately 60 targeted internet cafés within the
5km coverage area. One of these stations is located on top of the main
building of Chengdu Electronic Information University. Additionally, the
base stations are connected to CERNET (China Education and Research
Network), a dedicated fiber optic network covering over 23 million students
at 1,800 colleges and universities nationwide.
|12/22/09||Croatian Academic and Research Network Connects 1,300 Schools With WiMAX and Cisco Technology|
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced that the Croatian Academic and Research Network (CARNet) has extended its Cisco Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP NGN) to connect 1,300 primary and secondary schools across Croatia.
|12/22/09||Airspan Selected by COTES for Bolivian WiMAX Network|
Airspan Networks Inc. announced that it has been
selected by Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones Sucre (COTES) for a
multi-phase Bolivian WiMAX deployment.
|12/09/09||Tranzeo Receives US$1.52 Million in Purchase Orders From North American Distributors|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) has received purchase orders from their North American distributors worth US$1.52 million. The orders include both Wi-Fi and WiMAX radio systems.
|12/09/09||Airspan Selected by COTES for Bolivian WiMAX Network|
Airspan Networks Inc. announced that it has been
selected by Cooperativa de Telecomunicaciones Sucre (COTES) for a
multi-phase Bolivian WiMAX deployment.
|12/09/09||Tranzeo Receives RUS Acceptance and "Buy American" Status|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) has received U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural
Utilities Service (RUS) Acceptance for a wide variety of its products operating in the licensed and unlicensed frequency bands. The equipment accepted by the RUS includes Tranzeo's backhaul, point-to-multipoint, and public safety bands equipment, allowing RUS funding to be used for complete end to end solutions.
|12/03/09||MoqiZone Announces the Commercial Launch of 802.16d WiMAX 3.5GHz Base Station in Suzhou, China|
MoqiZone (OTCBB: MOQZ) announced that its first wireless broadband
base station was successfully established in Suzhou. This is the first
commercial usage of a 3.5G WiMAX base station in China (3.5G WiMAX often
refers to spectrum ranging from 3.3GHz - 3.8 GHz).
|11/27/09||MediaG3 Announces the IW4G WiMAX Launch of Broadband Wireless Internet Service Availability in the Silicon Valley|
MediaG3, Inc. is pleased
to report the progress on the Company's developing WIMAX service roll-out
strategy in the United States.
|11/18/09||Mobile Broadband Wireless Backhaul Equipment Market Expected to Jump 60% in 2009 to $5.9 billion|
Market research firm Infonetics Research released the second edition of its 2009 Mobile Backhaul Equipment and Services report, which tracks mobile backhaul equipment, connections, installed cell sites, and service charges.
|10/29/09||Airspan WiMAX Selected for Live Broadcasting in South Africa|
Airspan Networks Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AIRO) announced that Multisource Telecoms, a South
African wireless communications provider, selected Airspan WiMAX equipment for a
unique live pilot broadcast.
|10/29/09||ANADIGICS' New 4G Power Amplifier Delivers Superior Performance for Rapidly-Growing Mobile WiMAX Marketplace|
ANADIGICS , Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) launched a new 4G power amplifier (PA) that delivers high output power, exceptional linearity and extremely high efficiency for mobile WiMAX applications in the 2.3-2.7 GHz spectrum. Developed for use in handsets, PC cards/dongles and embedded WiMAX modules, the AWT6264 enables high performance mobile devices that conform to the IEEE802.16e standard and maximizes battery life for mobile WiMAX applications.
|10/28/09||MoqiZone Holding Corporation Announces the Launch of Its First B2C Game Portal Over WiMax Network in China - www.53mq.com|
MoqiZone Holding Corporation (OTCBB: MOQZ ), a
leading digital entertainment delivery platform company that delivers last
mile connectivity to Internet Cafés across China via its proprietary
MoqiZone WiMax Network, announced the official launching of its flagship
B2C online game platform portal http://www.53mq.com.
|10/27/09||Innowireless Integrates Azimuth Systems ACE TM MX MIMO Channel Emulator Into Wave 2 Mobile WiMAX Pre-RCT Test System|
Azimuth Systems, Inc. announced that Innowireless
integrated the Azimuth ACE MX MIMO channel emulator into its new AWT-500AP
test system designed for comprehensive Wave 2 Mobile WiMAX
pre-certification testing. The addition of the ACE MX to the AWT-500AP
test system enables the execution of numerous WiMAX Forum-specified radio
conformance tests where fading, Doppler and AWGN effects are required.
|10/26/09||MediaG3, Inc. Announces the Launch of Imperial Wireless IW4G Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Service to Salem and Keizer, Oregon|
MediaG3, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: MDGC) announced
that/ it has officially rolled out under the Imperial Wireless brand IW4G's
super fast mobile broadband wireless Internet service to Salem and Keizer, Oregon.
Consequently, consumers and businesses alike can now access the Internet
wirelessly, at true broadband speeds at home, in the office, and on the go,
anywhere in the IW4G coverage area.
|10/22/09||Comzatel Selects Airspan to Deploy a Mobile WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network|
Airspan Networks Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AIRO) announced Comzatel, an African wireless communications provider, selected Airspan WiMAX equipment for a mobile, 4G network in Mozambique.
|10/20/09||Atheros' Industry-Leading, Ultra Low-Power 11n WLAN and Ethernet Designs Enhance a Wide Variety of Acer's New PC Models|
Atheros Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATHR) announced that its XSPAN and Align 802.11n solutions in combination with its ETHOS Ethernet solutions are enabling high-performance wireless and wired connectivity with ultra low-power operation across Acer's innovative PC platforms. Acer, now the world's second-largest PC company, has integrated Atheros' popular designs for PCs in its new Aspire Timeline thin-and-light notebooks, Aspire One netbooks and Aspire Revo nettop models.
|10/19/09||Airspan Receives WiMAX Forum Certification for MacroMAXe Mobile WiMAX Base Station|
The WiMAX Forum Certified designation was achieved after a suite of
rigorous tests had been conducted over many months ensuring that the
product fully complies with the Mobile WiMAX profile. These tests
include strict multi-vendor interoperability requirements that ensure
MacroMAXe is interoperable with over 45 certified devices, including
netbooks, laptops, USB dongles, indoor modems and outdoor CPEs.
|10/19/09||WiMAX Growth in India Is Fueled by Outdoor CPEs From ICOMM and Beceem|
Responding to the explosive potential for wireless broadband services in India, ICOMM Tele, a leading provider of telecom solutions for service providers in India, and Beceem Communications, a leading global provider of Mobile WiMAX chips, are announcing the commercial availability of their jointly developed portfolio of WiMAX modems for the India market.
|10/12/09||Airspan WiMAX Solution Selected for Missouri Broadband Wireless Deployment|
Airspan Networks Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AIRO) announced
Stutler Technologies has purchased Airspan WiMAX equipment for Green
Hills Companies broadband network offering high-speed data services in
|10/12/09||Australian Operator, BigAir, Expanding Network With WiMAX Broadband Wireless Solution|
WiMAX technology is expected to play a significant role in Australia's
National Broadband Initiative. With a massive $30 billion investment, the
network will connect 90 percent of homes, schools and workplaces, and
businesses to high-speed broadband over the next 8 years. WiMAX will be
especially useful in connecting remote and rural areas.
|10/10/09||Digicel Relaunches DigiNET Satellite Broadband Wireless Service in Tonga With Aptilo Networks|
Aptilo Networks announced today that Digicel, the fastest-growing telecommunications operator in the Pacific, is relaunching DigiNET, Digicel's satellite wireless broadband service in the Kingdom of Tonga, using the Aptilo Carrier Wireless Service Management System.
|10/08/09||Clearwire Introduces CLEAR 4G Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Service to 25 Markets in the United States |
Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR) announced that it has officially rolled out plans to introduce CLEAR's super fast mobile broadband wireless Internet service to more than 25 markets covering over 30 million people in places such as: Atlanta and Milledgeville, GA; Baltimore; Boise; Chicago; Las Vegas; Philadelphia; Charlotte, Raleigh, and Greensboro, NC; Honolulu and Maui, HI; Seattle and Bellingham, WA; Portland, OR; and Dallas/Ft. Worth, San Antonio, Austin, Abilene, Amarillo, Corpus Christi, Killeen/Temple, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa, Waco and Wichita Falls, TX.
|10/07/09||WiMAX Ecosystem Backs IEEE 802.16m for IMT-Advanced and Future Proof Roadmap
Global WiMAX Network Deployments Surpass 500 |
The WiMAX Forum and executives from premier suppliers and operators were on hand during ITU Telecom World 2009 to express their commitment to build and trial WiMAX Release 2 based on the IEEE 802.16m standard. Ecosystem participants represented Alvarion, Beceem, Cisco, Clearwire, Huawei, Intel, KT, Samsung, UQC, Yota and ZTE. Also revealed was a milestone of 500 network deployments in more than 145 countries - placing WiMAX as the leading mobile broadband technology.
|09/29/09||Airspan Selected by COTAS for Multi-City WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network in Bolivia|
Airspan Networks Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AIRO) announced that Cooperativa de Teléfonos Automáticos Santa Cruz De La
Sierra Limitada (COTAS), the second largest Bolivian telecommunications
provider, selected its advanced WiMAX solutions for a next-generation
broadband wireless network deployment across major cities in Bolivia.
|09/25/09||Aruba Networks Announces New Value-Priced, High-Performance Broadband Wireless 802.11n Access Point|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced the
release of its compact, dual-radio AP-105 802.11n
Broadband Wireless Access Point . Value-priced at just $695 U.S. list, Aruba expects the
AP-105 to accelerate adoption of 802.11n by offering enterprise-grade
security, high throughput, streaming video support, and other key features
previously available only in more expensive devices.
|09/25/09||Micrel to Exhibit Innovative Fiber, Ethernet and Broadband Wireless Solutions and Reference Designs for Industrial Applications at Fall Embedded Systems Conference, Boston|
Micrel Inc., (NASDAQ: MCRL) announced that it
will be showing the industry's newest and most innovative high-performance,
low-power, low-cost IC solutions at Embedded Systems Conference (ESC)
Boston. The show is being held at The Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA.
Micrel's booth is No. 326. Micrel will showcase new products for fiber
optic and Ethernet as well as demonstrate a broadband wireless networking reference
design, targeting low-data rate applications, utilizing Micrel RF
transceivers, Zilog Microcontrollers and based upon Micrel's MicrelNet "Star Cluster-of-Trees"
wireless networking solution.
|09/22/09||China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. Plans for 28% Growth With Launch of WiMAX Broadband Wireless Internet Access and Voice Service in Kenya|
Broadband adoption in Africa is expected to experience 28% growth annually through 2013 as undersea cables come online. Kenya, China Crescent's first target in Africa, has one submarine cable in place with two additional cables expected by 2011.
|09/21/09||Tranzeo WiMAX Broadband Wireless CPEs to Be Deployed in Washington State|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) announced that its family of WiMAX subscriber units will be used by Washington State-based PocketiNet Communications. PocketiNet recently announced the selection of Aperto Networks for its region-wide WiMAX wireless broadband network in Southeast Washington and as a result, Tranzeo's subscriber units will be used.
|08/31/09||WiMAX Broadband Wireless Equipment Market Jumps 12% in 2Q09; Defies America's Recession with More Than 140 Million WiMAX Subscribers Worldwide by 2013
Communications market research firm Infonetics Research released the second quarter (2Q09) edition of its WiMAX Equipment, Devices, and Subscribers market share forecast and research report.
|08/31/09||China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. to Introduce Huawei WiMAX Network Equipment in Africa|
China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB: CCTR ) announced it has selected Chinese telecom equipment manufacturer Huawei Technologies for its first planned broadband wireless WiMAX project in Africa.
|08/28/09||MoqiZone WiMax Network Provides Sustainable, Low-cost Competitive Advantage for Providing Last Mile Connectivity for Internet Cafés|
TRESTLE HOLDINGS, INC. (OTCBB: TLHO), dba MoqiZone Holdings Limited, announced today that effective August 31, 2009, the Company will trade under the new ticker symbol "MOQZ" and will begin trading under the new name MoqiZone Holding, LTD.
|08/27/09||NuMobile, Inc.'s Proprietary Software Offering for Smartphone and Mobile Computing to Be Featured in China Crescent Enterprises, Inc.'s Webcast Discussing WiMAX Solution in Africa|
NuMobile, Inc. (OTCBB: NUBL) is scheduled to be
featured in an upcoming exclusive China Crescent Enterprises, Inc. (OTCBB: CCTR ) Webcast on Tuesday, September 1, 2009. China Crescent plans to
discuss business opportunities in Kenya and East Africa, to include WiMAX
technology solutions. China Crescent has targeted Kenya and East Africa as
its next foreign market expansion opportunity.
|08/26/09||VeriWave Revolutionizes Broadband Wireless Interoperability Testing to Speed Adoption of 802.11n|
VeriWave, Inc. is introducing WaveAgent 2.0 for Broadband Wireless Interoperability Testing, enabling vendors and users of mission-critical mobile equipment to see how specific devices and applications will interact and impact fully loaded live networks. Using VeriWave's new WaveAgent 2.0 for Interoperability Testing, users can combine real traffic from actual devices with test traffic for the first time to conduct comprehensive "what if" testing in fully loaded networks and peak conditions before taking the network live.
|08/26/09||Tranzeo WiMAX Broadband Wireless Equipment To Be Deployed in Spain|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a premier manufacturer of wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems announced that its family of WiMAX subscriber units will be used by Spanish telecommunications operator Nostracom. Nostracom recently announced the selection of Aperto Networks for their fixed wireless network and as a result, Tranzeo's subscriber units will be used.
|08/24/09||Proxim Wireless Increases Broadband Wireless Investment in Key Brazilian Market in Conjunction With Release of New High-Capacity MIMO Product Line|
the introduction of the Tsunami QB-8100 point-to-point wireless
backhaul and MP-8100 point-to-multipoint connectivity products in July,
Proxim's products now provide up to eight times the capacity of WiMAX with
non-line-of-sight (NLOS) functionality for even greater VoIP and video
application support like HDTV.
|08/24/09||Tranzeo and TRG Produce First 2.3GHz WiMAX Solution for the Indonesian Market|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) and Teknologi Riset Global (TRG), an affiliate company of leading telecommunication infrastructure provider the Indonesian Tower Group, have cooperated on the development of a family of WiMAX subscriber units that operate in the recently awarded 2.3GHz spectrum. The production units are intended for the operators that have licenses to the spectrum. This solution complements TRG's family of WiMAX product line operating in the 3.3GHz band.
|08/21/09||MoqiZone Selects Axxcelera Broadband to Provide WiMAX Base Stations and CPEs|
MoqiZone awarded a contract to Axxcelera Broadband Wireless Inc. to supply the WiMAX Base stations and CPEs for their proprietary MoqiZone WiMAX Network in China.
|08/12/09||D-Link Introduces Wireless 150 Home Networking Based on 802.11N Technology for Affordable High-Speed Internet and File Sharing|
D-Link is now shipping a Wireless 150 Router and USB Adapter based on Draft 802.11n technology. D-Link Wireless 150 home networking greatly improves the speed of wireless signals up to four times faster than standard 802.11g, offering better reception and expanded coverage for sharing high-speed Internet, files and printers.
|07/31/09||Quantenna Communications Receives Additional Funding From a Leading Service Provider|
Quantenna Communications, Inc. announced that it has added to its Series C funding round with a new investor Swisscom, Switzerland's leading telecommunications provider. The Series C round also includes previous announced investors Grazia Equity, Sequoia Capital, Sigma Partners, Southern Cross Venture Partners and Venrock Associates. With this additional funding investment, Quantenna plans to expand its technology leadership position in whole-home 4x4 MIMO wireless networking with dynamic digital beamforming and continue to expand its field trials with leading customers. To date, Quantenna has raised over $44 million.
|07/31/09||Agilent and Wi-LAN Enter Broadband Wireless License Agreement|
Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) announced Agilent Technologies, Inc. has signed a license agreement covering various wireless technologies including CDMA, Wi-Fi, WiMAX and Bluetooth.
|07/31/09||Towerstream Rolls Out WiMAX to Burbank, California|
Towerstream (NASDAQ: TWER) announced it has extended the coverage area of its Los Angeles wireless broadband network to include Burbank, CA. As a result, additional companies in the Los Angeles area will now have access to Towerstream's high-speed, wireless business Internet service .
|07/30/09||Research Shows WiMAX Growing in India, Russia, Brazil by Demand for Broadband Wireless Internet Access and VoIP|
Market research firm Infonetics Research released a new report, WiMAX Equipment and Subscribers in Key Markets , which tracks targeted regions and countries that have strong potential for mobile (802.16e) and fixed line (802.16d) WiMAX markets -- either because they have huge populations, or the broadband demands of the population are not being met by existing technologies -- including the U.S., Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Africa, China, India, Japan, South Korea, and Brazil.
|07/28/09||RFaxis Expands RF Technology Leadership Position by Offering Innovative Embedded Antenna Solutions|
Faxis announced the debut of its embedded antenna products. Taking an innovative approach to antennas, RFaxis will now have the ability to offer total front-end solutions. To head up its efforts, RFaxis has appointed noted industry veteran Dr. Ping Peng as vice president, Antenna Products. Key among Dr. Peng's first initiatives will be to create the industry's first series of broadband, high efficiency, high gain embedded antennas.
|07/27/09||Azimuth Systems Experiences Record Growth and Expansion Into the MIMO and Cellular Markets|
Azimuth Systems, Inc., a leading provider of wireless broadband test equipment and channel emulators, today announced that it has achieved record growth and expansion in 2009 thus far, setting the foundation for a record-breaking year for the company. At the heart of this growth is the company's continued momentum in the LTE, WiMAX and 2G/3G markets, which is largely due to the release of Azimuth's third-generation MIMO channel emulator, the ACE™ MX.
|07/21/09||Quantenna Named AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner for Its Highly Reliable 4x4 MIMO Broadband Wireless|
Quantenna Communications, Inc. announced that it has been selected to the
2009 AlwaysOn Global 250 List. The AlwaysOn Global 250 Award is given to
private, emerging technology companies creating new business opportunities
in high-growth markets. Quantenna was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial
team based on demonstration of growth, market opportunity, quality of
innovation and customer traction.
|07/16/09||Rapid Link Awarded Approximately $2.8 Million Broadband Wireless Grant From the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF)|
Rapid Link Incorporated (OTCBB: RPID) announced it has received a grant from the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF) of approximately $2.8 million in matching funds. The grant will
support the expansion of Rapid Link's broadband network footprint as part
of its "Mother Lode" project, which will bring advanced broadband wireless services
to five counties in Northern California.
|07/15/09||Proxim Wireless Announces 600 Mbps/300 Mbps Product Lines for the 4G Broadband Wireless Backhaul Market|
Proxim Wireless Corporation (OTCQX: PRXM) announced its new 4G Backhaul product lines -- the Tsunami QB-8100 point-to-point (PtP) and the Tsunami MP-8100
point-to-multipoint (PtMP) . Both products exceed the International
Telecommunications Union's (ITU's) performance requirements for 4G. The new
Tsunami product family combines MIMO and OFDM technologies with Proxim's
Wireless Outdoor Routing Protocol (WORP) to provide PtP and PtMP backhaul
for carriers, WISPs and government entities.
|07/06/09||3G Americas Publishes Report on Broadband Wireless Smart Antennas Using MIMO Technologies|
3G Americas announced that it has published an educational report titled,
MIMO Transmission Schemes for LTE and HSPA Networks as a tool to
increase awareness of smart antenna systems -- also known as multiple-input
multiple-output (MIMO) technology -- and help guide their deployments in
HSPA and LTE networks within 3GPP's specifications and technology
standards. The 3GPP evolution continues to be the leader in standardizing
the most advanced forms of multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) antennas.
|06/30/09||OneFi Adds Broadband Wireless Encryption Protection on the OneFi Networks|
OneFi Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ONFI)
announced today that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with Secure
World to provide its encryption protection technology on the OneFi
|06/30/09||Redline Receives Financing to Support WiMAX and Broadband Wireless Infrastructure Product Development|
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX: RDL) announced it has signed an agreement with the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development for $10 million in financing to support the ongoing development of its WiMAX and Broadband Wireless Infrastructure (BWI) products. The repayable loan has been provided through the Ontario Ministry of Economic Development's Advanced Manufacturing Investment Strategy (AMIS) program.
|06/02/09||Beceem & Couei Enabled Worldmax to Maximize the Performance of Its 3.5GHz Mobile WiMAX Network|
Beceem Communications, a leading developer of Mobile WiMAX chips , and Couei, a leading provider of wireless test tool solutions, are jointly demonstrating how to maximize and mobilize WiMAX networks in the 3.5GHz spectrum.
|05/20/09||WiMAX Broadband Services to Generate $15bn by 2014, but Its 'Make or Break' Time for the Sector, Says Juniper Research|
Mobile WiMAX networks are being rolled
out more slowly than expected, meaning that service revenues will grow more
slowly than forecast a year ago, a new study from Juniper Research
|04/29/09||University of Tokyo Upgrades to Aruba Networks' Adaptive 802.11n and Airwave Wireless Management Solution|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that
the University of Tokyo is upgrading the wireless network at the School of
Science on its main Hongo Bunkyo-ku campus with Aruba's adaptive 802.11n
wireless solution. Established in 1877, the University of Tokyo has more
than 4,000 faculty and staff, and a total enrollment of approximately
|04/28/09||Aptilo Selected by Main Street Broadband for WiMAX Network Deployment in US|
Aptilo Networks, a leader in integrated management solutions for control of billing,
user services and access in WiMAX
and Wi-Fi networks, has been selected
by Main Street Broadband, a privately held wireless broadband service
provider and strategic partner of Xiocom Wireless, Inc., to provide service
management and access control solutions for Main Street Broadband's
deployment of WiMAX networks in its US (Rural Utilities Service)-funded
rural markets. Main Street Broadband has received one of the largest
RUS-funded projects in the US.
|04/27/09||Aptilo WiMAX AAA+ Core Now Compliant With the Latest WiMAX Forum NWG Prepaid and Hotlining Standards|
Aptilo Networks extended its market
leadership by announcing the important support for Prepaid and
Hotlining according to The WiMAX Forum standards. The Aptilo WiMAX AAA+
Core is an integral part of the award-winning, pre-integrated Aptilo WiMAX
CSN System for fast-track deployments as well as the Aptilo WiMAX AAA+
|04/24/09||Tatung Infocomm Selects Bridgewater for WiMAX Broadband Wireless Internet Access Network|
Bridgewater Systems (TSX: BWC) announced that Tatung Infocomm, a provider of
mobile WiMAX services in Taiwan, is deploying the Bridgewater Service
Controller and Policy Controller, both anchored by Bridgewater's Subscriber
Data Broker, to deliver high speed mobile Internet services to consumers
|04/22/09||Beceem Closes $20 Million in Broadband Wireless Financing and Accelerates WiMAX Product Developments|
Beceem Communications announced
that it has closed a strategic financing round that is providing the
company with the capital needed to scale production and customer support as
demand for its industry leading WiMAX
chips is increasing around the world.
|04/21/09||Aptilo WiMAX CSN System Named Best WiMAX Product or Service by Wireless Broadband Innovation Awards 2009|
Aptilo Networks, a leader in integrated management solutions for control of billing, user services and access in WiMAX and Wi-Fi networks, has been named Winner of the Wireless Broadband Innovation (WBI) Awards 2009, which recognizes leadership, innovation and excellence in wireless broadband. Aptilo's WiMAX CSN System earned the top honor in the Best WiMAX Product or Service category, for outstanding leadership and vision in WiMAX.
|04/09/09||Net One A.E. to Provide Wholesale WiMAX (4G) Broadband Wireless Internet Access in Greece|
Craig Wireless Systems Ltd. (TSX: CWG) announced that its subsidiary Craig
Wireless Hellas S.A. has entered into an agreement with Net One A.E. to provide Net One subscribers with access to Craig Wireless Hellas
S.A.'s WiMAX network. The agreement provides for non-exclusive
access to the Network for an indefinite term, within the coverage area of the
Network in the Athens and Thessaloniki regions of Greece.
|04/08/09||Tranzeo Wireless Reports Q4 and 2008 Year End Results|
These initiatives resulted in the introduction of our initial WiMAX products in Q2 and the growth of sales of our WiMAX products in each quarter. The recent FCC approval of our WiMAX products for the 3.65GHz to 3.70GHZ frequency spectrum also opens a further market opportunity for us in 2009.
|04/03/09||Hitachi Metals and Beceem Join Forces to Revolutionize WiMAX Modem Designs|
Hitachi Metals, Ltd. and Beceem
Communications, a leading provider of broadband wireless WiMAX chips ,
announced today a portfolio of fully integrated FEMs optimized for
Beceem's BCSM250 Mobile WiMAX chip.
|03/27/09||Home Builder Selects Proxim to Enable Complete Broadband Wireless Development in New Town at St. Charles|
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that a new community in Missouri has been built using Proxim's wireless technology to provide the entire town the capability of broadband access, wireless VoIP, and video surveillance. The community, New Town at St. Charles, utilizes Proxim's wireless backhaul, WiMAX and Wi-Fi technologies for a complete end-to-end wireless network that saves the town up to $4,000 per month in leased line costs.
|03/26/09||Aruba Networks' 802.11n Wi-Fi Broadband Wireless Solution Scores Best in Class With Norwood School|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that
the Norwood School in Bethesda, Maryland has deployed Aruba's 802.11n Wi-Fi
network across its 40-acre campus. The new system supports real-time video
broadcasts to networked projectors, very densely deployed tablet computers,
and parallel secure and guest access networks.
|03/16/09||Airspan Selected for County-Wide Municipal and WiMAX Networks in Spain|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that the government of La Xunta, Spain, through its service provider R, has selected Airspan equipment to create two networks, one used for the municipality to remotely connect offices throughout the region, while the second is connecting several industrial zones and businesses to WiMAX.
|03/12/09||New Grant-Ready Proxim Product Bundled for Cost-Effective Broadband Wireless Deployments|
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced a new bundle of wireless broadband radios designed to help ISPs and carriers deliver broadband connectivity, as well as IPTV and VoIP services, at a fraction of the cost of delivering basic data services with wired technology.
|03/12/09||Wes-Tex Telecommunications Selects Airspan for Rural Texas WiMAX Network|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a
leading provider of broadband wireless access networks, announced
that Wes-Tex Telecommunications, a division of Wes-Tex Telephone
Cooperative, Inc., working with systems integrator Stutler Technologies,
selected Airspan advanced WiMAX solutions for a city-wide deployment in Big
|03/11/09||MedStar Health Deploys Broadband Wireless Guest Internet Access Service in Seven Hospitals|
MedStar Health has deployed
wireless Internet services to patients and visitors throughout its
community-based network of hospitals together with Aptilo Networks, the
global leader in integrated management solutions for control of billing,
user services and access in WiMAX and Wi-Fi networks. MedStar Health is
using the Aptilo Guest Internet Services for Healthcare, an integrated,
secure wireless guest Internet access solution that meets the unique needs
of the hospital sector.
|03/11/09||School District Overcomes Nagging Wi-Fi Problems by Switching to 802.11N Wi-Fi Solution Supplied by CDW-G|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that
the Raytown C-2 School District in Missouri has deployed Aruba's 802.11n
Wi-Fi network across its 22 elementary, middle, high, vocational school
campuses and support buildings. The Aruba network supports more than 1,500
laptop computers housed on rolling computer carts that are wheeled into
classrooms as needed. Many of the schools are located in proximity to
nearby Wi-Fi and high power radio networks that were causing Raytown's
legacy single channel network to fail.
|03/06/09||TRENDnet Launches a High Performance Broadband Wireless 802.11N Internet Security Camera|
TRENDnet announced the launch of the Wireless N
Internet Camera Server with 2-Way Audio, model TV-IP512WN, which offers
unsurpassed wireless range and video streaming bandwidth.
|03/02/09||BSNL Launches First WiMAX Broadband Wireless Internet Access Network in Gujarat, India|
Bharat Sanchar Nigam, Ltd (BSNL) and SOMA Networks, Inc. announced the commercial launch of "BSNL Wireless Broadband" service
in the state of Gujarat. Broadband connectivity means high-speed, always
on, Internet access in homes and offices. What is special about this
wireless service is that it can reach even those places where there is no
|02/27/09||Infonetics Research: Mobile WiMAX market up 5% in 4Q08; Cisco, Huawei begin challenging market leaders|
Communications market research firm Infonetics Research released the fourth quarter (4Q08) edition of its WiMAX Equipment, Devices, and Subscribers report this week. Highlights from the market research report follow.
|02/25/09||Redline's Receives USDA Acceptance and Buy American Status for Its WiMAX and Broadband Wireless Products|
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX: RDL) announced that it has received USDA acceptance and Buy American status from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Utility Services (RUS) for the latest additions to its RedMAX, RedCONNEX, and RedACCESS families of products.
|02/20/09||Proxim's WiMAX Provides Broadband Wireless Backhaul for Turkey's Largest Video Surveillance Network|
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that it has provided the wireless backhaul for Turkey's largest video surveillance network in the
port city of Bodrum. Bodrum is Turkey's second largest tourist town, with a
peak tourist population of over 1.5 million people during the summer
|02/20/09||Airspan Well Positioned to Extend Market WiMAX Leadership in U.S. Rural Broadband Broadband Wireless Networks|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) publicized
the availability of the industry's most complete FCC and Rural Utilities
Service (RUS) certified lineup of fixed and mobile WiMAX Base Stations and
Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) for the U.S. rural market. This
announcement follows the just-signed American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
that has placed significant emphasis on rural broadband. RUS approval is
obtained from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, affirming Rural
Development acceptance and "Buy American" status of equipment. Airspan is
among a select few WiMAX equipment manufacturers with this coveted "Buy
|02/19/09||New WiMAX Baseband SoC from Fujitsu Microelectronics Enables Smallest USB Adapters and Embedded Mini Cards for Mobile WiMAX Designs|
Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA), a global leader in WiMAX SoC technology, today introduced its newest Mobile WiMAX baseband IC, a low-power, small- footprint device designed for the expanding mobile PC market.
|02/10/09||MagtiCom Launches First Broadband Wireless Mobile WiMAX Service in Georgia |
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) today that Georgian mobile operator MagtiCom launched its Mobile WiMAX services using the end-to end Cisco Broadband Wireless Solution. MagtiCom is deploying a Cisco Internet Protocol Next-Generation Network (IP
NGN) that integrates mobile voice and WiMAX services into a single converged network. MagtiCom is currently offering broadband Internet via WiMAX in the capital, Tbilisi, as well as in nine major cities across the country. By the end of 2009, the operator is planning to cover all key cities and regional centers of Georgia with WiMAX broadband services.
|02/10/09||ZTE Launches Broadband Wireless Industry's Smallest WiMAX 16e RRU Device|
ZTE Corporation has
officially launched the industry's smallest WiMAX 16e RRU (Remote Radio Unit)
product, the R9110 that helps reduce the number of base stations by 50%, hence
enabling telecom operators to maximize their return on investment (ROI). The
company will be exhibiting the new device at the Mobile World Congress
Barcelona 2009 from February 16-19 to demonstrate its continuous R&D efforts
and expertise in WiMAX field.
|02/10/09||AsiaBell Brings Mobile WiMAX Broadband Wireless Services to Central Kazakhstan With Cisco Technology|
Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced that AsiaBell launched its broadband Mobile WiMAX service in central Kazakhstan, based on Cisco's comprehensive Broadband Wireless Solution.
|02/09/09||Network Intelligence Supercharged for Mobile Broadband & Next Generation Wireless Networks at 40Gbps|
Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALLT) announced the launch of the Allot Service Gateway Sigma (SG-Sigma). With 40 Gbps of throughput and fully attuned to 3G
and 4G/LTE networks, the SG-Sigma is designed to enable network operators to
generate additional revenue streams and increase subscriber Quality of
|02/04/09||Azimuth Systems Delivers Universal Frequency MIMO Channel Emulator for Testing of LTE, WiMAX, and 2G/3G Broadband Wireless Technologies|
Azimuth Systems, Inc. announced the availability of the ACE MX
MIMO Channel Emulator, a purpose-built, enhanced testing solution
architected to meet the demanding needs of Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output
(MIMO) and orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM)-based systems.
|02/04/09||VeriSign to Provide Broadband Wireless Authentication for WiMAX Industry|
VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN) announced the WiMAX Forum has selected VeriSign's Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) to safeguard the burgeoning wireless broadband ecosystem.
|01/30/09||Enea and PureWave Partner to Bring Advanced WiMAX Broadband Wireless Basestations to Market|
Enea (Nordic Exchange/Small Cap/ENEA) announced that PureWave
Networks, an innovative US-based WiMAX equipment manufacturer, has
purchased Enea Accelerator 2.0 for their next generation base
stations. The deal was finalized during the fourth quarter of 2008.
|01/05/09||Glenn International Chooses Tranzeo Wi-Fi and WiMAX Products for Its Caribbean and Central American Business|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) is now represented throughout the Caribbean and Central America by Puerto Rico-based Glenn International, the region's leading supplier of electrical, communications and lighting equipment since 1967. Glenn International's decision to supply Tranzeo brand products to its network of integrators across Latin America was the result of two years of research evaluating wireless mesh, Wi-Fi and WiMAX equipment manufacturers.
|12/30/08||Airspan Selected for WiMAX Network in Okinawa, Japan|
Airspan announced that Okinawa Telemessage Co. Ltd., a leading broadband
access service provider in Okinawa, Japan, launched a WiMAX Network using
Airspan solutions with plans to address the fast-growing demand for
high-quality broadband services.
|12/28/08||Airspan Announces 700 MHz WiMAX Product Suite|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced the release of a new 700 MHz WiMAX product suite targeted at rural markets in areas of the United States and around the world.
|12/27/08||Tranzeo and TRG Sign Joint Development Agreement to Create WiMAX Radios for Indonesia|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a manufacturer of wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems, has signed an agreement to jointly develop WiMAX subscriber units for the Indonesian market with PT. Teknologi Riset Global (TRG), a subsidiary of the Indonesian Tower Group, a leading telecommunication infrastructure provider in Indonesia.
|12/26/08||Rapid Link Opens New Data Center in Atlanta|
Rapid Link, Incorporated (OTCBB: RPID), a leading
provider of WiMax and Communication Services, announced the
construction of its new data center in Atlanta, Georgia.
|12/22/08||SOMA NETWORKS Base Station Receives Broadband Wireless Mobile WiMAX Certification|
SOMA Networks, Inc. announced the
FlexMAX ABS-1000 Mobile WiMAX Base Station has received the WiMAX Forum
Certified seal of approval for operation in the 2.5 GHz band. The SOMA
base station underwent rigorous interoperability and conformance testing,
as defined by the WiMAX Forum, at the AT4 wireless facilities in Malaga,
Spain before achieving this milestone.
|12/17/08||Quantenna Offerd Super Low Latency Full-HD Wireless Video Over 802.11n Networks|
Quantenna Communications, Inc., a developer of silicon for intelligent high speed wireless networking, announced a partnership with W&W Communications, Inc., the leader in super low latency, full-HD H.264 video codecs, to deliver high definition television (HDTV) over plug-and-play standards-based Wi-Fi networks.
|12/15/08||Proxim Wireless Provides Broadband Wireless Internet Access for the Third Annual Commonwealth Youth Games in India|
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced that it successfully provided both the indoor and outdoor Wi-Fi connectivity as well as point-to-multipoint connectivity for the third annual Commonwealth Youth Games, which were hosted in Pune, India from October 12-18, 2008. IL & FS Ecosmart Pvt. Ltd. selected Proxim's Tsunami MP.11 WiMAX capable products and Proxim's ORiNOCO Wi-Fi Mesh to provide Wi-Fi connectivity to over 1,300 athletes and 350 officials across 15 locations.
|12/12/08||WireIE to Bring WiMAX Telecom Broadband Wireless Solutions to Island of Barbados|
WireIE Holdings International Inc. is
pleased to announce the first ever 4G alternative energy-powered network
through a Build Operate Transfer project for the Island of Barbados. The new
network will be built using alternative energy, with its CarbonVIX solution
that utilizes solar, wind, and battery power to operate. It will also run on
WiMAX, the world's most advanced wireless technology.
|12/11/08||Airspan Wins Broadband Wireless WiMAX Contract With Multimedia in Poland|
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) and
Multimedia Polska, a provider of triple play services and solutions across
Poland, announced an expansion contract for the delivery of Airspan's
WiMAX solutions in the 3.5GHz and 5.9GHz frequency bands. This order for
delivery in 2008 includes both fixed and mobile-ready base station
equipment as well as feature-rich Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) units
enabling value-added services such as voice-over-IP (VoIP).
|12/10/08||Tranzeo Signs With Singapore Manufacturer to Produce Broadband Wireless WiMAX Radios for Asia|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a premier manufacturer of wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems, has signed an agreement with SIIX, a leading contract manufacturer with worldwide operations, to manufacture the Tranzeo WiMAX product line at the SIIX facility in Batam, Indonesia.
|12/10/08||Airspan Succeeds in First-Ever Multi-Band Mobile WiMAX Handover|
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that it has
successfully demonstrated a unique, seamless, uninterrupted handover from
one frequency band on a mobile WiMAX network to another frequency band.
|12/02/08||YTLE Launches WiMAX Core Network in Malaysia|
YTL e-Solutions Berhad (YTLE) entered a strategic
collaboration with Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO ) Services Malaysia Sdn Bhd (Cisco)
to establish its WiMAX core network in Peninsular Malaysia.
|12/02/08||D-Link Wins Top Spot in Computer Shopper 802.11n Wi-Fi Router Roundup|
D-Link boasts three of the
top five positions in a roundup of 802.11n routers recently published in
Computer Shopper, a leading computer industry publication read by some
|12/02/08||Canada Approves 2.5 GHz Spectrum for Fully Mobile (4G) Wireless Broadband Service Using WiMAX Technology|
Craig Wireless Systems Ltd. (TSX: CWG) announced that Industry Canada has approved
the Company's request to convert its multi-point distribution system ("MDS")
spectrum in the Vancouver area to Broadband Radio Service ("BRS") spectrum.
This approval will allow the Company to provide fully mobile WiMAX-enabled
(4G) service in the Vancouver and lower mainland regions of British Columbia,
while at the same time allowing it to continue to provide broadcasting
|11/24/08||Keithley to Develop RF WiMAX Production Tests for WiMAX PCMCIA Card and WiMAX USB Dongle Devices|
Keithley Instruments, Inc. (NYSE: KEI) announced that it is developing a WiMAX device production test solution for two 802.16e WiMAX devices from Fujitsu Microelectronics Limited. The WiMAX RF SISO/MIMO manufacturing test configuration features Keithley's award-winning RF test solutions, the Model 2820 RF Vector Signal Analyzer and Model 2920 RF Vector Signal Generator.
|11/19/08||Airspan and Stutler Partner With County Government for Broadband Wireless WiMAX Deployment in Kansas|
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that its innovative 3.65 GHz WiMAX equipment will form the foundation for a wireless network deployment in Greensburg and Kiowa County as part of the county's efforts to rebuild after its near complete destruction from an EF5 tornado on May 4, 2007.
|11/18/08||Proxim Breaks the 300 Mbps Broadband Wireless Speed Barrier for 802.11n Solutions|
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM) announced the availability of the industry's first 802.11n solution to achieve 320 Mbps of throughput with a dual-radio solution. In addition, Proxim's new 802.11n products have been designed to be customer-friendly and overcome the barriers of cost and complexity faced by competing products to deliver 802.11n networks at half the price of existing WLANs.
|11/17/08||Enterasys and Siemens Enterprise Communications Advance Wired/Wireless Integration|
Enterasys Networks Inc. announced unified wired and wireless offerings to enhance voice, video and data collaboration -- leveraging new HiPath Wireless and OpenScape Mobility technologies recently added as part of the joint venture with Siemens Enterprise Communications. This is the first step in overall efforts among the companies of the new joint venture to deliver integrated data solutions under a single brand in the coming months.
|11/13/08||Redline's Mobile WiMAX Products Selected by Milcom Systems for WiMAX Initiative in Thailand|
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL) announced that Milcom Systems has selected Redline's WiMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX products for its first WiMAX initiative in Thailand. Tech Mahindra, Redline's preferred systems integration partner, will manage the implementation of the RedMAX 4C network.
|11/13/08||NextPhase WiMAX Comes with "Batteries Included"|
NextPhase Wireless, Inc. (OTCBB: NPHS) - Over
the past few decades, American consumers have grown more and more
"techno-centric." Even in today's economy, this evolution has reached
beyond the typical bounds of the disposable income demographic and into all
age groups, income levels, cultures and geographic regions. This has
altered the research and actuarial skills of marketeers globally as they
attempt to pigeonhole markets and forecast upcoming holiday sales
expectations for the makers of gadgets worldwide.
|11/12/08||AirTight Protects Against Newly Discovered TKIP WPA Hacking Attacks|
AirTight Networks announced an upgrade will be added to its SpectraGuard Enterprise product to provide WPAGuard -- the ability to detect, prevent and locate an attacker using the newly discovered Temporal Key Integrity Protocol (TKIP) vulnerability on Access Points (AP) using Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) encryption protocol. Two researchers, Erik Tews and Martin Beck have partially broken the TKIP in less than 15 minutes and will demonstrate this attack at PacSec 2008 in Tokyo this week.
|11/11/08||FCC Approves White Space Spectrum for Unlicensed Broadband Wireless Networks|
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced its approval of the use of white space spectrum for unlicensed broadband as well as the merger of Sprint's XOHM unit and Clearwire. Towerstream (Nasdaq: TWER) applauded the FCC's decisions which will benefit both business in the wireless space and consumers nationwide.
|11/10/08||Avocent Announces 802.11n Digital Signage HD Video Extension and Distribution System|
Avocent Corporation (NASDAQ: AVCT) announced the MPX1550 wireless extender. This breakthrough product combines Avocent's field-proven MPX1500 wireless video distribution technology with the latest in WiFi advancements, IEEE802.11n MIMO-based radios, thereby raising the bar for wireless HD video distribution systems in terms of visual acuity, transmission distance, and noise immunity.
|11/05/08||Leaders Positioned in the Visionaries Quadrant in Leading Analyst Firm's Wireless LAN Magic Quadrant Research Report|
Enterasys and Siemens Enterprise Communications nnounced that the company was positioned in the visionaries quadrant in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Wireless LAN Infrastructure 2008 report (Gartner ID Number G00163188).
|11/05/08||Look & Motorola Launch Mobile (4G) WiMAX Broadband Wireless Trial in Canada|
Unique Broadband Systems, Inc. (TSX Venture: UBS) announced that Look Communications Inc. (TSX Venture: LOK and LOK.A), its 51 per cent controlled subsidiary, has commenced a WiMAX IEEE 802.16e-Wave2 trial in Milton, Ontario, using Motorola, Inc.'s latest WiMAX equipment. Look's WiMAX system utilizes the latest in 4G (Fourth Generation) technologies, offering a wide variety of mobile services such as high quality Broadcast Television, High Speed Internet and VoIP.
|10/27/08||Bridgewater Systems Expands Global Presence with Four WiMAX Wins in Latin America|
Bridgewater Systems (TSX: BWC) announced that it has been selected by four new customers in Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico and Chile to accelerate the launch of WiMAX mobile data services across the region.
|10/24/08||Airspan WiMAX Network Presented to Russian and Armenian Presidents|
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced an official ceremony was held in Yerevan,
the capital of Armenia, to launch Comstar's nation-wide, WiMAX
communications network powered by Airspan equipment. At the ceremony,
Comstar's CEO presented Airspan's award-winning MiMAX Q-Series USB devices
to Russian President, Dmitry Medvedev and President of Armenia, Serge
|10/23/08||Is Mobile WiMAX Really a Threat to European Cellular Markets?|
Frost & Sullivan will host a live web briefing on Thursday, 30 October 2008 at 15.00 GMT to provide industry participants with an overview on Mobile WiMAX and European Cellular Markets.
|10/20/08||Norsat Establishes New WiMAX Broadband Wireless Business Unit|
Norsat International Inc. (TSX: NII ) (OTCBB: NSATF) announced that it has established a WiMAX business unit to
pursue satellite-enabled WiMAX opportunities in emerging markets throughout
Asia, Africa and South America.
|10/20/08||EJL Wireless Research Adds the XOHM ZyXEL WiMAX CPE to Its DesigN Analysis Infrastructure (DNA-I) Report|
EJL Wireless Research is announcing a new report within its proprietary DNA-I research series, the XOHM ZyXEL WiMAX customer premise equipment (CPE) unit.
|10/17/08||Redline Demonstrates RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX Broadband Wireless Products at Gitex Technology Week|
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL) will feature a live demonstration of its RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX products at Gitex Technology Week from October 19 to 23 in Dubai, UAE.
|10/17/08||Airspan's WiMAX Selected by Comarch and Promonte for Montenegro Deployment|
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that Comarch has selected Airspan's WiMAX solution for a high-speed WiMAX network deployment by Promonte, a subsidiary of Telenor and the largest mobile operator in Montenegro.
|10/15/08||Quantenna Says 802.11n Broadband Wireless Chipsets Deliver Guaranteed Bandwidth for High-Speed Internet Connections|
Quantenna Communications, Inc. announced the world's first fully integrated 802.11n chipsets with 4x4 MIMO and transmit (Tx) beamforming, which are designed to deliver guaranteed wireless bandwidth within any home, anywhere. The Quantenna High Speed (QHS™) family of chipsets pioneers a new level of ultra reliability for delivering high-definition (HD) multimedia content over wireless networks.
|10/13/08||Nex-Tech Builds Multi-City Broadband Wireless WiMAX Network in Kansas|
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL) announced that Nex-Tech, a subsidiary of Rural Telephone Service Company and one of Kansas' largest and most diversified integrators of communication technologies, has chosen Redline's 3.65 GHz RedMAX solution for its multi-city WiMAX roll-out in Kansas USA.
|10/06/08||WiMAX Vendors Demonstrate Multi-Band WiMAX Network Operating at 2.5GHz and 3.65GHz|
Airspan Networks (NASDAQ: AIRN), Fujitsu Network Communications, and Starent Networks, Corp. (NASDAQ: STAR) announced that they demonstratied a multi-band, interoperable WiMAX network at WiMAX World 2008, held in Chicago last week.
|10/06/08||Axxcelera Announces FCC Certification and Availability of 3.65GHz WiMAX Solution|
Axxcelera Broadband Wireless, Inc. announced the immediate availability of product and receipt of FCC certification on the ExcelMAX WiMAX solution for use within the 3.65 GHz spectrum (3.650-3.675 GHz).
|10/03/08||Altair ALT2150 Mobile WiMAX Baseband Processor Wins Best of WiMAX 2008 Award|
The annual awards recognize leaders in the development and deployment of WiMAX technologies. Nominations were open to exhibitors, sponsors and speakers of WiMAX World USA Conference and Expo, Sept. 30 -- Oct. 2 in Chicago, and selected by a judging panel of experts from the WiMAX community.
|10/03/08||Sprint's XOHM Broadband Wireless Internet Service at Demonstrated at WiMAX Smart Home Exhibit|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) and Sprint (NYSE: S) offered a first taste of XOHM service to guests attending a WiMAX open house event last night at Chicago's famed Smart Home. The Smart Home was built using green building techniques, technology that manages home energy use, and is designed with the latest in communications technology in mind.
|10/02/08||Nortel Broadens WiMAX Solutions to Encompass More Innovation Broadband Wireless Applications |
Since combining strengths with Alvarion (NASDAQ:ALVR) in a strategic WiMAX agreement this past June, Nortel has aligned efforts with a number of other industry players including IBM , WiChorus , Quanta Computer and Accton Wireless Broadband, to bring a comprehensive WiMAX solution to market faster and at lower costs
|10/01/08||Towerstream Announces Deployment of Alvarion Mobile WiMAX Equipment in Chicago Network|
Towerstream (NASDAQ: TWER) announced it is now delivering WiMAX service to businesses in downtown Chicago using the 802.16e BreezeMAX 3650 solution from Alvarion (NASDAQ: ALVR).
|10/01/08||Aruba Networks' New Software Increases 802.11n Throughput by 200%|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced its Adaptive Radio Management (ARM) 2.0 software that makes 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi networks run faster, more reliably, and with greater resiliency. The new, patent-pending ARM 2.0 software uses infrastructure-based controls that direct the behavior of Wi-Fi clients so they operate to their fullest potential. Compatible with 802.11 standards and clients, ARM 2.0 can be used in all new and existing Aruba deployments.
|10/01/08||Redline and Starent Networks Deliver New Mobile Broadband Wireless WiMAX solution|
Redline Communications Group Inc. and Starent Networks, Corp. (Nasdaq: STAR) announced the two companies have formed a strategic alliance for the co-development of a complete Mobile WiMAX solution.
|10/01/08||Redline Enhances Network Management with Aptilo on Mobile WiMAX Solutions|
Aptilo Networks and Redline Communications Group Inc. announced that the two companies have entered into a global technology agreement to utilize Aptilo's service management and access control solutions in Redline's RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX deployments worldwide.
|10/01/08||Airspan Announces New Range of Subscriber CPE Devices for Mobile WiMAX|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced the launch of a new suite of mobile WiMAX subscriber products that will be unveiled at the WiMAX World Conference and Expo in Chicago this week. The new MiMAX next-generation devices expand Airspan's Mobile WiMAX portfolio to address the demanding service requirements of subscribers for high-capacity Internet connectivity, VoIP and Wi-Fi capabilities.
|09/30/08||Aptilo and IntraISP Partner to Deliver Field-Proven CRM, Billing, and OSS Solutions for WiMAX Service Providers|
Aptilo Networks and IntraISP announced that the two companies have partnered to offer a complete back-end system with advanced billing, customer relationship management (CRM) and operations support system (OSS) together with the Aptilo WiMAX CSN System, the market's first pre-integrated wireless broadband data and voice services solution for standards compliant mobile WiMAX authentication, authorization and accounting (AAA); policy management and service control.
|09/30/08||Altair Semiconductor in Live Low Power CPE Shootout at WiMAX World Chicago|
Altair Semiconductor and other leading WiMAX chipset vendors to show live measurements of their low power broadband wireless solutions and to demonstrate how to best meet the low power challenge.
|09/30/08||Motorola Shows WiMAX in Action at WiMAX World 2008|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) will unveil new products and demonstrate how WiMAX can accelerate the delivery of personal media experiences during WiMAX World 2008, Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, in Chicago. Motorola is in stand #601 at McCormick Place.
|09/26/08||AT4 wireless Selects Azimuth Systems' Ace TM 400WB Channel Emulator for Mobile WiMAX Testing|
Azimuth Systems, Inc. announced that AT4 wireless, a global supplier of testing solutions for wireless technologies, has selected the Azimuth ACE 400WB channel emulator for integration into AT4 wireless' automated WiMAX interoperability testing solution. ACE 400WB integration allows AT4 wireless to emulate numerous real-world conditions necessary for accurate and repeatable RF performance, mobility and interoperability testing in a laboratory environment.
|09/25/08||Harris Stratex Networks Joins WiMAX Forum|
Harris Stratex Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: HSTX) announced that it has
received principal member status with the WiMAX Forum. The WiMAX Forum is
an industry-led non-profit organization committed to promoting and
certifying interoperable WiMAX products.
|09/24/08||AirTight Provides Industry's First Fully Supported Always On 802.11n WIPS Solution|
SpectraGuard 5.7 is now the industry's first and only proactive ('always
on') wireless intrusion prevention system to provide comprehensive security
from all 802.11n threats with backward compatibility with existing a/b/g
wireless networks. The new sensors are available for both AirTight's onsite
product, SpectraGuard Enterprise and its recently introduced SaaS offering,
|09/24/08||Motorola Introduces First WiMAX USB Adaptor for Laptops|
a promise of delivering high-speed, wireless broadband while on the go,
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) unveiled its first WiMAX USB adaptor, the
USBw 100. This thumb-drive-sized device is available in three versions to
connect to WiMAX networks in each of the three bands approved for use
around the world -- 2.3GHz, 2.5GHz and 3.5 GHz. The Motorola USBw 100 plugs
directly into laptop computers to provide mobile and nomadic wireless
broadband connectivity, both indoors and out. It is expected to be
available in Q4 2008.
|09/24/08||National Instruments and WisyTech Collaborate on WiMAX Toolkit for LabVIEW|
National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI) announced its collaboration with WisyTech, a wireless systems specialty spin-off of Italy's National Research Council and Politecnico di Milano and partnership with ATE integrator Alfautomazione, on a forthcoming WiMAX toolkit for the NI LabVIEW graphical system design platform. The plug-in toolkit extends the ease-of-use of LabVIEW graphical programming to engineers and scientists developing WiMAX RF compliant devices, semiconductors, base stations and customer premises equipment.
|09/24/08||Free Broadband Wireless WiMAX Internet Access for Students and Local Businesses in Nottingham, UK |
Nottingham Trent University announced the future launch of the first pilot of a WiMAX based broadband network in the area of Nottingham. The technology will launch on 29th September and will allow the university's students, staff and partner companies access to free high speed mobile broadband services. The network infrastructure was developed in conjunction with Intel Corporation.
|09/24/08||True Costs of 802.11n Migration Still Misunderstood|
A recent survey of more than
200 senior IT professionals conducted by Colubris Networks, the leading
global provider of intelligent wireless LANs (WLANs) for enterprises and
service providers, indicated that more than 70% of respondents intend to
implement 802.11n, yet there are still significant misconceptions about the
implications of an 802.11n deployment, especially in the areas of cost and
|09/19/08||Airspan Selected by Netspread for WiMAX Deployment|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that Netspread, one of Botswana's leading ISPs, has chosen Airspan as its WiMAX equipment provider and has begun deployments of MicroMAX base stations and ProST customer premises equipment.
|09/19/08||Redline's Customer Rapid Link Selected as Finalist for Best of WiMAX World 2008 Awards|
Rapid Link of Atlanta is a finalist for the Best of WiMAX World award
for its city-wide 3.65 GHz deployment of Redline's RedMAX WiMAX Forum
|09/17/08||First Commercial WiMAX Rev-e Broadband Wireless Network Deployed in Azerbaijan|
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced that it has been awarded a contract by Delta Telecom, a fast growing service provider in the Caucasus region, to deploy Azerbaijan's first commercial WiMAX 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) network. This new network will provide Delta Telecom's customers with high-speed Internet access as well as other data services and voice over IP (VoIP).
|09/12/08||Tech Mahindra Announces Global Broadband Wireless Partnership Agreement for Mobile WiMAX Deployments|
Redline Communications Group Inc.
(TSX and AIM: RDL) and Tech Mahindra announced the
two companies have signed a global partnership agreement to deliver Mobile
WiMAX solutions. The companies will begin their first joint Mobile WiMAX
deployments for selected carriers in the Asia-Pacific region in 2008.
|09/12/08||Alcatel-Lucent 2.5GHz Base Station Receives Mobile WiMAX Certification from the WiMAX Forum|
Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced that it has been awarded the WiMAX
Forum Certified seal of approval for its WiMAX 802.16e Compact Base
Station at 2.5GHz. This achievement further confirms Alcatel-Lucent's
leadership in WiMAX and its commitment to accelerate the development of a
global and open WiMAX eco-system.
|09/12/08||Redline's WiMAX Equipment Chosen by IDNet for First Nationwide WiMAX Network in Costa Rica|
Redline Communications Group Inc.
(TSX and AIM: RDL) and IDNet announced that IDNet has deployed Redline's
award-winning RedMAX family of WiMAX Forum Certified(R) products, to
provide enterprise and residential customers with advanced internet and data
services. The project represents the first live private WiMAX network
operating in the 3.3 GHz licensed spectrum in Costa Rica.
|09/12/08||Worldwide Fixed and Mobile WiMAX Equipment Revenue Topped $402 Million in 2Q08|
As of the second quarter of 2008, Alcatel-Lucent and Motorola together account for over two-thirds of worldwide mobile WiMAX equipment revenue, reports communications market research firm Infonetics Research in a new report. Just one quarter ago, the two market leaders captured roughly half the worldwide market.
|09/11/08||Motorola Survey Reveals Media Mobility is Key for the Millennial Generation|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced further results of its research into the consumer technology decisions and media consumption habits of the 'Millennial' generation (16-27 year olds). This new study of over 1,200 Millennials from five countries in Europe and the Middle East found that young adults are passionate about being in control of their rich media content and are heavily influencing older generations.
|09/11/08||Altitude Broadband Wireless Infrastructure Selects DragonWave to Support WimMAX Growth in France|
DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI)(AIM:DWI) a leading global supplier of next-generation point to point microwave radio systems, today announced that Altitude Infrastructure, a subsidiary of Altitude Group, has selected DragonWave products to provide high capacity Ethernet backhaul as part of its rollout of WiMAX broadband services across France.
|09/10/08||Vertical Broadband Wireless Services to Reach 24% of WiMAX Subscriptions and 14% of LTE Subscriptions by 2014|
Enterprises are finally ready to adopt vertical
applications (M2M, in-vehicle telematics, mobile workforce support) that
require wireless data connectivity. 3G, WiMAX, and LTE operators may
benefit greatly from addressing this rapidly growing market, according to a
new report from Senza Fili Consulting
|09/04/08||Smaller Wireless ISPs Entering WiMAX Arena With Licensed 3.65 GHz Deployments|
NextPhase Wireless (OTC Bulletin Board: NPHS) discusses the WiMAX landscape and market opportunity for deploying 3.65 GHz broadband wireless networks to provide high-speed Internet access in smaller, regional markets.
|09/01/08||Russia's Largest WiMAX Operator Adds Broadband Wireless Coverage to 13 More Cities|
Enforta announces the expansion
of wireless broadband services to an additional 13 cities,
thus increasing the company's overall service area to 68
|09/01/08||Who Owns WiMAX/LTE Patents?|
WiMAX/LTE Patent Claims
Coverage experts, Gregory J. Gorrie and Thomas G. Marlow, an Officer and
Associate, respectively, of Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. will
discuss perspectives on the patent claims coverage of the WiMAX(R)/LTE
standard at an upcoming Palo Alto conference: WiMAX/LTE Innovation
|08/29/08||Nth Air Launches WiMAX Service in Colorado Using Airspan's WiMAX Solution for 3.65 GHz|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), announced the launch of the Nth Air wireless broadband solution across Denver for delivery of high-capacity video, voice and data services. The WiMAX network is available for the 5,000 delegates and more than 15,000 members of the media expected to attend the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Denver next week.
|08/27/08||First Cisco WiMAX Network Deployed in Thailand|
TT&T is deploying the first Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) WiMAX network in Asia Pacific at Mae Fah Luang University. Expected to help bridge the digital divide, this will also be the first production WiMAX network in Thailand once the rollout is completed in September.
|08/21/08||Pipeline Wireless Builds New Broadband Wireless WiMAX Network to Offer Voice, Video, Prioritized Data Traffic and Wireless Internet Access|
Pipeline Wireless, Boston's
leading wireless broadband provider, and Redline Communications Inc. (TSX and AIM:RDL), a leading provider of standards-based WiMAX and
broadband wireless infrastructure products, today announced that Pipeline
Wireless has chosen Redline's RedMAX products to support its first WiMAX
|08/21/08||REDTone Builds Broadband Wireless WiMAX Network to Offer High-Speed Wireless Internet Access in East Malaysia|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that REDtone, Malaysia's leading alternative communications, multimedia innovator and service provider, has launched East Malaysia's first WiMAX broadband services, powered by Motorola technology. The first phase of the WiMAX network covers Kota Kinabalu business district, enabling high speed Internet access as well as data applications for enterprises.
|08/14/08||Proxim WiMAX Network Enables CTV Infotech to Provide IPTV to the Home|
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced that it has provided WiMAX equipment to CTV Infotech, a subsidiary of Chinese Television Company Ltd., for its wireless broadband triple play solution. CTV Infotech is utilizing a wireless network consisting of Proxim's products from end-to-end to deliver IPTV, real-time news reporting capabilities, and VoIP for the Taiwanese market. CTV Infotech's network consists of a combination of Proxim's Tsunami MP.11 and Tsunami MP.16 point-to-multipoint products, Tsunami.GX point-to-point products, and ORiNOCO AP-4000 access point equipment.
|08/13/08||Keithley Creates Tutorial Poster for WiMAX Measurement|
Keithley Instruments, Inc. (NYSE: KEI), a leader in solutions for emerging measurement needs, has published a new WiMAX Signal Measurement poster that illustrates the key measurement tools and software analysis techniques required for measuring complex WiMAX signals.
|08/07/08||Comstar to Bring Mobile Broadband Wireless Internet Access to Moscow with Nortel's WiMAX Solution|
Comstar-United TeleSystems (LSE:CMST), Russia's leading integrated telecommunications service provider, has chosen Nortel's mobile (IEEE 802.16e) WiMAX solution for its network in Moscow. The new Comstar WiMAX wireless broadband network will provide users with high-speed Internet access to support mobile applications.
|08/06/08||ROK Mobile International Acquires Wi-Max/Wi-Fi Network Solution Provider MeshLinx Wireless|
ROK Mobile Intl, a UK-based telecoms service provider, announced that it has purchased a 51% interest in MeshLinx Wireless Inc., a US-based global network provider of Wi-Max and Wi-Fi network solutions.
|08/06/08||802.11n IP Solution Covers Multiple MIMO Configurations (1x1, 2x2, 4x4)|
Silvus Technologies, Inc., a leading wireless commercial supplier of semiconductor Intellectual Property (IP) solutions for wireless applications, and Ittiam Systems, a recognized leader in digital signal processing systems in the media and communication IP market, today announced the availability of an expanded line of PHY/MAC 802.11n IP solutions, which now covers multiple MIMO configurations (1x1, 2x2, 4x4).
|08/06/08||First Licensed WiMAX Base Station Registered in California|
NextPhase Wireless (OTCBB: NPHS), a nationwide developer of WiMAX networks and provider of advanced broadband solutions, announced that it has submitted its first application to the FCC to register a licensed WiMAX base station in Anaheim, CA. NextPhase Wireless is a service provider based in Southern California, building a nationwide WiMAX network in the 3.65 GHz band.
|08/05/08||Digicel Wins WiMAX License in Honduras|
Digicel announced that it has won a license in the 2.5 GHz spectrum to deliver low cost broadband internet services using WiMAX technology in Honduras. Digicel secured the only license that covers the eight most densely populated areas of Honduras, including Atlántida, Bay Islands, Choluteca, Comayagua, Cortés, Francisco Morazán, La Paz and Valle, representing nearly 60 percent of the country's population of 7.64 million.
|08/05/08||4G Mobile Data to be Driven by WiMAX and LTE Embedded Systems Report Finds |
A major push to include embedded 4G technologies in a wide range of mobile and consumer devices will create a built-in market for anticipated 4G services such as mobile WiMax and LTE, but it also will force some fundamental changes in the mobile industry ecosystem, particularly in the relationships between network operators and device suppliers, according to a recent research report.
|08/01/08||India Important to WiMAX Fortunes; Brazil, other Regions also Key|
Despite licensing delays that slowed the progress of WiMAX in India, deployments are now accelerating and India remains the biggest single hope for revenue and global influence for WiMAX, according to a report released today by communications market research firm Infonetics Research .
|07/31/08||AirTight Releases Free 802.11n Tool to Estimate Coverage, Security and Bill-of-Materials for Broadband Wireless Networks|
AirTight Networks, the leading provider of wireless intrusion prevention systems (WIPS) and wireless vulnerability management, announced the release of an 802.11n WLAN Coverage Estimator on its Web site. This free interactive utility helps organizations which are trying to get a better understanding of how 802.11n impacts their environment and the cost of 802.11n rollouts.
|07/31/08||City of Villa Park Taps OneFi for Broadband Wireless Network Deployment|
Road Wings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RDWG) funding recipient OneFi Technology, Inc. announced that it has been approved and is currently installing its WiMax-WiFi communications system in the city of Villa Park, Calif. The OneFi Technology networks broadband signal will allow the citizens of Villa Park to access the internet at speeds up to 104 mbps.
|07/30/08||Redline Wins Contract to Deploy Broadband Wireless Networking Equipment in Five Indian Cities |
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX and broadband wireless infrastructure products, and Sify Technologies Limited (NASDAQ:SIFY), a leader in Consumer, Internet and Enterprise Services in India with global delivery capabilities, announced that Sify has selected Redline's WiMAX Forum Certified RedMAX products for its multi-city WiMAX network in India.
|07/28/08||Benefits of Adaptive Beamforming in WiMAX Networks Outlined in New Technology White Paper|
Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA), a global leader in WiMAX SoC technology and solutions, has co-authored with Cisco a new white paper entitled "Beamforming Boosts the Range and Capacity of WiMAX Networks." The paper, which describes how adaptive beamforming can magnify the advantages of a WiMAX network
|07/25/08||Nokia and Qualcomm Make Technology Pact on Broadband Wireless 3G Technologies including: GSM, EDGE, CDMA, WCDMA, HSDPA, OFDM, WiMax, and LTE |
Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and Qualcomm (Nasdaq: QCOM) announced that they have entered into a new agreement covering various standards including GSM, EDGE, CDMA, WCDMA, HSDPA, OFDM, WiMax, LTE and other technologies. The agreement will result in settlement of all litigation between the companies, including the withdrawal by Nokia of its complaint to the European Commission.
|07/25/08||North Carolina Wireless ISP Adds WiMAX to Broadband Wireless Portfolio|
Dialpoint Communications Corporation (OTCBB: DLPC), an integrated communications provider of voice, data, and Internet services and business telephone systems, announces the addition of WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) wireless service to its product portfolio.
|07/23/08||Redline receives FCC Certification for additional 3.65 GHz WiMAX products |
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX and broadband wireless infrastructure products, announced that it has received Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approval for its RedMAX AN100-UX Base Station and RedMAX SU-I Indoor Subscriber Unit in the United States. This approval completes the certification of Redline's full suite of WiMAX Forum Certified 3.65 GHz RedMAX offerings.
|07/22/08||Saudi Telecom Deploys Airspan's 3.5 GHz Broadband Wireless WiMAX Solution|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading worldwide provider of WiMAX-based broadband wireless access networks, announced that the Saudi Arabian carrier, Saudi Telecom, has successfully deployed WiMAX services using Airspan's HiperMAX base stations, which provide both fixed and mobile WiMAX solutions. The second phase of the award is now being activated with Airspan supplying its EasyST indoor and ProST outdoor subscriber terminals. Airspan is working with its Saudi Arabian partner, Arabian Development and Marketing Company, Ltd (ADMC), to supply Saudi Telecom with WiMAX solutions.
|07/18/08||Motorola WiMAX CPEi 750 Desktop CPE Wins InfoVision Awards for Innovation |
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that two of its innovative broadband solutions have been awarded the InfoVision Award, presented by the International Engineering Consortium (IEC) at the Broadband World Forum Asia 2008.
|07/17/08||Jordanian Broadband Wireless Network Operator wi-tribe Expands Network With Airspan's WiMAX Solution to Deliver High-Speed Internet Access Services|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading provider of WiMAX broadband wireless access networks, announced that wi-tribe limited Jordan has contracted for additional WiMAX equipment to expand their high-speed Internet access network across the country.
|07/17/08||Drexel University Selects to Aruba Networks' Adaptive 802.11n Broadband Wireless Network Equipment to Provide High-Speed Internet Access Services|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that Drexel University has selected and commenced the deployment of Aruba's adaptive 802.11n wireless LAN and secure mobility solution at its Philadelphia campus. Drexel is replacing its second-generation wireless LAN to gain the improvements in speed and range brought by 802.11n. After a comprehensive technical evaluation, including real-world testing in residence halls, Aruba was awarded the project based on its ability to provide airtime fairness, active interference avoidance, and client load-balancing based on its Adaptive Radio Management (ARM) technology.
|07/17/08||Road Wings, Inc. Buys WiMAX Software Development Company|
Road Wings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RDWG) announced that it has concluded a stock purchase agreement with OneFi Technology, Inc. of Orange, Calif. OneFi Technology has developed both a hardware solution for the next generation wireless broadband technology and a software applications package which allows all bandwidth to be optimized.
|07/17/08||Next Generation Municipal Wi-Fi/WiMAX Service Alive and Well in Lompoc, California|
The municipal Wi-Fi network in the City of Lompoc, California is achieving commercial success with a growing number of subscribers, using technology from Aptilo Networks, the global leader in integrated solutions for Service Management and Access Control for wireless networks including WiMAX , wireless mesh and Wi-Fi hotspots. Announced today, the City has replaced their existing service management system with the Aptilo Service Management Platform, which enables and manages Wi-Fi access and provides service control.
|07/16/08||Road Wings, Inc. Signs Agreement With OneFi|
Road Wings, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: RDWG) announced that it has concluded a stock purchase agreement with OneFi Technology, Inc. of Orange, Calif. OneFi Technology has developed both a WiMAX hardware solution for the next generation wireless broadband technology and a software applications package which allows all bandwidth to be optimized.
|07/15/08||Nextlink Wins International Grant to Fund WiMAX Innovation & Collaboration|
Nextlink Wireless, Inc., a leading provider of broadband wireless access solutions and a subsidiary of XO Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: XOHO), announced that it has received a grant from the Binational Industrial Research and Development (BIRD) Foundation to develop an innovative, carrier-class WiMAX solution with an Israeli partner.
|07/15/08||Stephouse Networks Competes for Wi-Fi and WiMAX Service in the City of Portland, Oregon |
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced that Stephouse Networks, a Portland, OR based ISP, has deployed Proxim equipment to provide the city of Portland with high-speed wireless broadband connectivity. Stephouse has deployed a combination of Proxim's Tsunami MP.11 WiMAX and Proxim's ORiNOCO AP-4000LR Wi-Fi mesh technology to blanket seven square miles of Portland with wireless broadband coverage.
|07/15/08||ARC Wireless' Wireless Communications Solutions Division Now Shipping New Wi-Fi and WiMAX Dual-Polarized MIMO Antennas|
ARC Wireless Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCW ) announced the shipment of its new line of Wi-Fi and WiMAX dual-polarized antennas by its Wireless Communications Solutions Division (ARC). Two versions of Wi-Fi dual-polarized antennas are currently available: 2.4GHz 16dBi and 5.8GHz 20dBi. A 5.8GHz 23dBi dual-polarized model is projected to be available near the end of August of this year.
|07/10/08||DragonWave's Broadband Wireless Backhaul Solutions to Power Sprint's XOHM WiMAX Internet Access Network|
DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI)(AIM:DWI), a leading global supplier of next-generation broadband wireless networks, announced that Sprint (NYSE:S) has selected DragonWave's IP backhaul solutions for its XOHM-branded WiMAX mobile-broadband services in North America. DragonWave's Horizon Compact and Horizon Duo products will be deployed initially in the Baltimore/Washington and Chicago markets.
|07/09/08||Worldwide Broadband Wireless Internet Access WiMAX Subscriber Base Closing in on 2 Million|
The global BWA/WiMAX subscriber base increased by 260,246 in the first quarter of 2008, reaching a total of 1,988,246 subscribers according to the 4th issue of the WiMAXCounts Quarterly Report from Maravedis.
|07/09/08||European Commission Harmonizes 2.6 GHz Broadband Wireless Internet Access Frequency Bands|
New regulation enables flexible FDD and TDD licensing opportunities with technology, service and usage neutrality in key spectrum suitable for Mobile WiMAX deployments
|07/08/08||ZyXEL Among First to Receive Mobile WiMAX 2.5 GHz Certification From WiMAX Forum|
ZyXEL Communications, Inc. announced that ZyXEL's 2.5 GHz WiMAX MIMO Residential Gateway MAX-206M2 has received the Mobile Forum Certified seal of approval at the WiMAX Forum Global Congress in Amsterdam. ZyXEL is among the first group of WiMAX Forum member companies to be awarded this certification.
|07/07/08||Wi-LAN's Headhunters Target Litigation Against LG, Motorola, RIM and UTStarCom|
Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN), a leading group of patent enforcement attorneys, announced that it has amended its Complaint in action No. 2:08-cv-237 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division to add LG Electronics, Inc. and LG Electronics Mobilecomm U.S.A., Inc. as Defendants. The parties already named as Defendants in this action are Motorola, Inc., Research in Motion Corporation, Research In Motion, Ltd. and UTStarCom, Inc.
|07/07/08||On-Communications Chooses Airspan's WiMAX Broadband Wireless Internet Solutions|
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading provider of WiMAX-based broadband wireless access networks, announced that On-Communications, the UK's Enterprise Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) market leader, has chosen Airspan as its preferred technology partner to supply WiMAX solutions as it rapidly extends its UK network rollout.
|07/07/08||Redline and Tranzeo Collaborate on Broadband Wireless Interoperability for WiMAX Product Lines|
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX broadband wireless products, announced the addition of the Tranzeo Wireless Technologies' (TSX:TZT) WiMAX subscriber units to the Redline Ecosystem Verification ('REV') program. The Tranzeo products have achieved Silver status in the REV program which is designed to accelerate the deployment of interoperable WiMAX networks around the globe.
|07/02/08||Alvarion Builds the First WiMAX Aerial Broadband Wireless Internet Access Super Highway in Wyoming|
DigitalBridge Communications provides commercial mobile Internet services to Jackson Hole, Wyoming with Alvarion’s WiMAX Forum Certified BreezeMAX 2.5 GHz Solution
|07/01/08||Televersa Online Selects Proxim Wireless for WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network in Germany|
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM ), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced that Televersa Online GmbH, a leading full service telecommunications provider in Bavaria, Germany, has chosen Proxim Tsunami MP.16 WiMAX products to build its WiMAX network. Televersa made this decision after acquiring a 3.5GHz broadband wireless access license for the network. Televersa Online has already deployed Proxim Tsunami MP.11 base stations and subscriber units as the core communications platform for its wireless "viaAIR" service across the 20,000 sq. km. region.
|06/26/08||WiMAX Broadband Wireless Equipment Sales Jump 59%; Motorola Takes the Lead|
Communications market research firm Infonetics Research reported recently that the worldwide WiMAX broadband wireless equipment market, including fixed and mobile WiMAX equipment, increased 59% sequentially to $363 million in 1Q08.
|06/24/08||D-Link Launches New 802.11n Dual Band Broadband Wireless Internet Router|
D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumer and business, today introduced the newest product in its award-winning RangeBooster N line of 11n Wi-Fi solutions, the DIR-628, a competitively priced solution for creating a powerful home network optimized for high-definition (HD) video streaming, file sharing, VoIP calls, gaming and Web surfing.
|06/20/08||SR Telecom Introduces the First 10.5GHz WiMAX Broadband Wireless Networking Solution|
SR Telecom & Co., a leading vendor of WiMAX Forum-certified solutions, introduced an industry first 10.5 GHz radio unit for WiMAX-based applications at the WiMAX Forum Global Congress in Amsterdam. The announcement provides operators a new and cost-effective business model to rapidly build out their enterprise networks using WiMAX-based technology in the widely-available 10.5 GHz frequency band.
|06/19/08||Axtel's High-Speed Wireless Internet Access Arrives in Mazatlan, Mexico|
Axtel, S.A.B. de C.V. (BMV: AXTELCPO; OTC: AXTLY), a fixed-line integrated telecommunications company in Mexico, announced the initiation of operations in Mazatlan, in the state of Sinaloa. Mazatlan is AXTEL's 4th new city during 2008, reaching a total of 31 cities throughout Mexico, offering telephony, Internet, data and advanced telecommunications solutions.
|06/18/08||Motorola Receives WiMAX Forum Certification for WiMAX WAP 25400 Access Point |
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that its WiMAX WAP 25400 base station has achieved the WiMAX Forum Certified seal of approval by passing required interoperability and conformance tests as outlined by the WiMAX Forum. This milestone achievement, announced by the WiMAX Forum at its Global Congress event in Amsterdam, places Motorola among the first companies to have its 2.5GHz WiMAX products earn this new stamp of approval for completing tests necessary to insure operational and feature compliance for 2.5 GHz certification.
|06/18/08||NOMOTECH Selects Redline's Products for $5 Million WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network in France and Africa |
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX and broadband wireless
infrastructure products, announced that NOMOTECH, the largest
alternative telecommunications network provider in France, has selected its
WiMAX Forum Certified RedMAX products for its $5 million broadband
wireless network expansion.
|06/18/08||Fiscalia General de la Republica (FGR) in El Salvador Deploys Redline's RedACCESS AN-80i Solution|
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of standards-based WiMAX access and broadband wireless infrastructure products, announced that Fiscalia General de la Republica (FGR) in El Salvador has chosen Redline's award-winning RedACCESS AN-80i broadband wireless point-to-multipoint infrastructure solution, to connect its court buildings in San Salvador.
|06/18/08||WiMAX Meets the Needs of Large Broadband Wireless Telecom Operators to Expand Coverage Areas with Cost Effective Technology|
At the WiMAX Forum Global Congress 2008 in Amsterdam this week Nokia Siemens Networks is demonstrating a fully scalable, end-to-end WiMAX experience. The demonstration highlights how communications service providers can achieve their coverage and capacity objectives quickly and create seamless and personalized end-user experiences.
|06/18/08||Aperto Networks Selected By NextPhase Wireless for Nationwide WiMAX Deployment |
Aperto Networks, a builder of versatile carrier-grade and cost-effective WiMAX base stations and subscriber units, announced that its industry-leading line of PacketMAX base stations has been chosen by NextPhase Wireless (OTC Bulletin Board: NPHS), a service provider based in Southern California, for a nationwide WiMAX network in the 3.65 GHz band.
|06/18/08||Airspan Receives WiMAX Forum 2.5 GHz Certification for Mobile WiMAX|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading provider of WiMAX-based broadband wireless access networks, received the WiMAX Forum Certified seal of approval for the company's MiMAX Q-Series USB Mobile WiMAX subscriber terminal. The WiMAX Forum announced the first recipients of this significant industry milestone at a press conference at the WIMAX Forum Global Congress in Amsterdam
|06/17/08||Tektronix Communications Adds Broadband Wireless Network Application to Network Optimization Suite of Solutions |
Tektronix Communications, a leading worldwide provider of communications network management and diagnostics solutions, announced the availability of automatic radio optimization, a new application that is part of OptiMon, the suite of advanced network optimization products based on Tektronix' Network and Service Analyzer (NSA) platform, widely adopted by wireless operators and manufacturers' professional services teams around the world.
|06/17/08||New Network Management Platform Allows WiMAX Operators to Automatically Detect, Provision and Manage WiMAX Network Devices over the Air |
Bridgewater Systems (TSX:BWC) and Mformation Technologies Inc. announced the integration of MFormation Service Manger with the Bridgewater Systems service control and subscriber data management solution. Through this integration, WiMAX operators will be able to automatically detect, provision and manage WiMAX devices over the air using industry-standard IP and OMA DM protocols, thereby reducing service introduction costs, enabling new flexible supply channels for WiMAX devices, and immediate subscriber access to WiMAX services. This integrated solution is being implemented with a tier-1 WiMAX service provider in North America.
|06/17/08||Runcom to Present the First WiMAX-TV Set Top Box at WiMAX Forum |
Runcom Technologies Ltd, disclosed today at the WiMAX Forum Global Congress 2008, the first Internet TV Set Top Box (STB). The new WiMAX-TV solution integrates for the first time all the necessary components to quickly launch a mobile Internet TV service, from advanced encoding and streaming capabilities to middleware embedded in a HD-grade STB.
|06/16/08||Aruba Networks' Remote Access Point Wins 2008 Wireless Security Product of the Year Award|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced that it has been awarded the Wireless Security Product of the Year Award by Techworld for its Remote Access Point (RAP) technology. Targeted at organizations with teleworkers, traveling executives, branch offices, first responder or disaster recovery requirements, RAP offers a truly instant-on, no set-up remote connectivity solution. Once loaded on an Aruba access point, many of which can easily fit in a purse or valise, RAP establishes an encrypted tunnel to the data center and uses a built-in stateful firewall and split-tunneling router to securely deliver the enterprise network to mobile users.
|06/12/08||Motorola First LTE Commercial Products Supporting 700MHz and 2.6GHz Not Coming Until the End of 2009|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE:MOT) announced that its first commercial release of Long-Term Evolution (LTE) solutions next year will include products for the 700MHz and 2.6GHz spectrum bands to help operators increase coverage and capacity of their broadband wireless networks as they strive to meet the growing demand for mobile broadband services.
|06/12/08||Nortel Signs Agreement to Resell Alvarion WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network Equipment|
Nortel (TSX:NT)(NYSE:NT) and Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ:ALVR) entered into a joint strategic WiMAX agreement to create an end-to-end WiMAX solution to meet the needs of the evolving wireless broadband market. The Nortel and Alvarion mobile WiMAX solution is expected to combine industry-leading technologies from both companies to allow operators around the globe - including well-established service providers and new entrants to the wireless market - to simply and efficiently deliver high-speed wireless broadband for a variety of applications, mobile or nomadic, including VoIP, streaming music, and HD video.
|06/12/08||Nortel Bets Its Money on WiMAX Short Term; Hopes that LTE Can Be Developed by Next Year|
This enables Nortel to achieve faster time-to-market with WiMAX , at a lower cost, while accelerating LTE development to meet a demand that is emerging faster than the industry originally predicted.
|06/11/08||Future Technologies Adds Redline Broadband Wireless Networking Products to Federal GSA Contract|
Future Technologies spearheaded the application and approval process for
the Redline products. The listings on the GSA Contract Schedule, facilitates
the process for Federal agencies to procure Redline's products via Future
|06/09/08||Compal Communications Selects Wavesat's 4G Broadband Chipset for its Mobile WiMAX Product Line|
Wavesat, a leading supplier of Broadband Wireless semiconductor solutions, today announced that Compal Communications, Inc. (CCI), a leading ODM for handheld devices, has selected Wavesat to co-develop products for its Mobile WiMAX product line, starting with a USB Dongle. The collaboration between the two companies will leverage Wavesat's multimode Odyssey 8500 4G Broadband chipset, providing access to multiple broadband wireless technologies including WiMAX Wave2, XG-PHS, WiFi and seamless migration to LTE.
|06/09/08||DigitalBridge Communications Expands WiMAX Broadband Wireless Internet Access to Twin Falls, ID|
Ashburn-based DigitalBridge Communications (DBC) announced that it has launched high speed wireless Internet service in Twin Falls, ID. This launch completes the first phase of DBC's WiMAX deployments in Idaho which began in June 2007. In Twin Falls, the WiMAX service, called BridgeMAXX, will reach more than 25,000 homes and businesses. DBC is also serving Bellevue, Hailey, Idaho Falls, Pocatello and Rexburg Idaho.
|06/06/08||Cree Introduces Industry's First GaN HEMT Products for Use in 5 GHz WiMAX Applications|
Cree, Inc (Nasdaq:CREE) announces the sample release of two breakthrough gallium nitride (GaN) HEMT transistors for use in WiMAX applications covering the 4.9 to 5.8GHz frequency band. The new transistors, CGH55015F and CGH55030F, are the first released GaN HEMT WiMAX products specified to operate at up to 5.8 GHz, a performance level that further demonstrates Cree's leadership in GaN technology.
|06/06/08||NEC and ADT Jointly Conduct Pre-Tests to Obtain Wave 2 Certification for M-Taiwan and WiMAX Forum|
NEC Corporation (NEC) announced that it has concluded the joint "Wave-2 Certification" pre-testing of M-Taiwan and WiMAX Forum in cooperation with the Taiwanese WiMAX Forum Designated Certification Lab, "ADT" (Advance Data Technology Corporation). NEC has provided WiMAX Base Station systems and Subscriber Terminals for ADT in order to conduct WAVE 2 Certification testing on M-Taiwan technologies. Following the trials, NEC and ADT have successfully verified the feasibility of M-Taiwan certification, and made significant progress towards WiMAX Forum's Wave 2 Certification.
|06/05/08||Redline Communications Recognized Among Fastest Growing Broadband Wireless Companies|
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL), a leading provider of WiMAX and broadband wireless infrastructure products, announced that it has been recognized as one of Canada's 100 Fastest Growing Companies by PROFIT magazine.
|06/05/08||Omnivision Selects DragonWave to Support Expansion of WiMAX Broadband Wireless Services Across Venezuela|
DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI)(AIM:DWI), a leading global supplier of next-generation wireless networks, announced that Omnivision has standardized on DragonWave for licensed-frequency wireless backhaul as it expands its WiMAX service offering into markets across Venezuela.
|06/03/08||WiMAX Expo Opens in Taipei with M-Taiwan Leading the Way|
M-Taiwan has been underway for 3 1/2 years and the government's work, from issuing and deploying spectrum to assisting manufacturers to develop WiMAX equipment, is done. The achievements will be showcased on 2-6 June at the Taipei Show Hall Two in the world-class dedicated exhibition entitled 2008 WiMAX Expo, Taipei. M-Taiwan's application services and Open Solution Integration demonstrate how Taiwan- produced WiMAX products successfully mesh with commercial network equipment from abroad, serving as testimony that the technical standards of locally-made WiMAX are on par with those of major manufacturers around the world. The timing is right for Taiwan to penetrate the international WiMAX market.
|06/03/08||Sidecut Report Releases First Comprehensive Study of 'New' Clearwire WiMax Network Deal|
Sidecut Reports is pleased to announce the new, updated version of our WiMax report, which includes a comprehensive study of the "new" Clearwire WiMax deal and its $3.2 billion of investment from a group that includes Google, Comcast, Intel and Time Warner Cable.
|06/02/08||Tatung Selects Alcatel-Lucent to Deploy Commercial Broadband Wireless WiMAX Rev-e Network in Taiwan|
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced that Tatung InfoComm, a wholly owned subsidiary of a Taiwanese conglomerate, Tatung Co., has selected Alcatel-Lucent to deploy a commercial WiMAX 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) network in Penghu County, Taiwan. This advanced, flexible new WiMAX network will serve Penghu County, enabling its people and businesses to access a range of high-speed, high-quality wireless mobile broadband services, as part of the commercial launch for its WiMAX services.
|06/02/08||Bridgewater Systems Selected as Broadband Wireless Vendor for Sprint's XOHM WiMAX Network|
Bridgewater Systems (TSX:BWC) announced its selection as the network access control vendor for Sprint's new nationwide XOHM WiMAX Network. Bridgewater is the incumbent supplier of Authentication, Authorization and Accounting (AAA) services to Sprint's existing CDMA 3G network and will now extend its solution to support XOHM as well. Through the capabilities of the Bridgewater solution, Sprint will be able to provide high performance network access control, and support open network access services such as over the air provisioning of devices, subscribers and on-demand service models, and lawful intercept services.
|05/29/08||WiNetworks Announced the WiN7200 Pico Base Station for Optimizing WiMAX Coverage|
A Pico Base Station for optimising indoor and outdoor WiMAX coverage has been introduced by WiNetworks, a company working in the development and integration of WiMAX 802.16e Wave 2 (MIMO) technologies, available as part of the Win-Max family of products in the 2.XGHz and 3.XGHz frequency range.
|05/27/08||MtronPTI Introduces WiMAX Cavity Filter Series|
WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) is a highly advanced telecommunications technology that provides wireless service over long distances. According to Dick Thompson, MtronPTI's VP of Sales and Marketing, WiMAX technology is forecast to contribute as much as $7.7 billion in revenues to the telecommunications industry by 2011. In early May, Sprint and Clearwire agreed to roll-out a nationwide WiMAX Agreement.
|05/20/08||Wavesat Introduces Industry Leading Multimode Architecture Enabling WiMAX, WiFi and Future 4G Technologies|
Wavesat, a leading supplier of Broadband Wireless semiconductor solutions, introduced its new family of 4G Broadband Wireless chipset named Odyssey TM , with a unique flexible, multimode 4G architecture enabling WiMAX Wave2, WiFi, XG-PHS and seamless migration to future 4G technologies such as LTE.
|05/14/08||EDX Wireless Adds Fortress Technologies as Broadband Wireless WiMAX Spectrum Planning Partner|
EDX Wireless, a long-time provider of RF network planning tools, announced that Fortress Technologies, a leading provider of secure wireless solutions, is now an EDX Technical Services Partner. As a member of the EDX partner ecosystem, Fortress offers expertise with Wi-Fi and WiMAX systems for the Federal government and public sector markets to EDX customers.
|05/13/08||Mio Group Plans Launch of Mobile Voice and Wireless Broadband Internet Services in Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao|
Mio, the fastest growing provider of broadband mobile communication services in the Caribbean Islands, announced that it will soon be launching mobile voice, broadband Internet access and WiMax services in Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao. Mio will be the first in the Caribbean to offer affordable unlimited wireless broadband Internet access and voice plans that include voicemail and unlimited texting.
|05/12/08||Aptilo Networks Selected as Finalist for Best of WiMAX World EMEA 2008 Awards' Industry Choice|
Aptilo Networks, the global leader in integrated solutions for Service Management and Access Control for wireless networks including WiMAX, wireless mesh and Wi-Fi hotspots, announced the company products have been selected as a finalist to receive the Best of WiMAX World EMEA 2008 Industry Choice Award for its Aptilo WiMAX CSN System. The awards recognize leaders in the development and deployment of WiMAX technologies.
|05/12/08||Mobile Backhaul Equipment Market Set to Skyrocket Due to Exploding Mobile Data/Video Use|
Mobile operators and backhaul transport providers spent $3.7 billion worldwide on mobile backhaul equipment in 2007, and are expected to increase their spending in the high double-digit percents from 2009 to at least 2011, according to Infonetics Research 's latest Mobile Backhaul Equipment, Installed Base, and Services report.
|05/07/08||Person close to talks: Sprint close to $12 billion WiMax financing deal|
Sprint Nextel Corp. is close to finalizing a deal to get financing for its new wireless broadband network from a group that includes Comcast Corp. and Google Inc., according to a person close to the talks.
|05/07/08||Partners Airspan Networks and Stutler Technologies Announce Early Success in New WiMAX Band|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading worldwide provider of WiMAX-based broadband wireless access networks, and Stutler Technologies, one of the nation's largest system integrators for wireless carriers, today highlighted successes in the recently allocated 3.65 GHz band in the United States. This band has been made available to supplement national licensed bands like 2.5 GHz.
|05/06/08||Predicting the Future Triumph of Clearwire's $14 Billion Broadband Wireless Network|
Clearwire (NASDAQ: CLWR) and Sprint Nextel (NYSE: S) announced Wednesday that the companies will combine their broadband wireless units to create a $14.55 billion mobile wireless communications company to provide internet access, phone service, movies, games and a variety of other broadband wireless data services. The new company, which will retain Clearwire's name, will continue developing a mobile network based on WiMax technology, which promises much faster speeds than the latest 3g cellular networks.
|05/06/08||SR Telecom & Co. Announces Series of WiMAX Wins|
The new SR Telecom has retained the trust and support of its global customer base, and is increasing deliveries of its WiMAX solutions following the recent acquisition of its business activities by Groupe Lagasse. Merely a month in since the re-launch of its business as a subsidiary of Groupe Lagasse, SR Telecom & Co., S.E.C. announced that it has received purchase orders for wireless network deployments from customers in Cameroon, Mexico and the Philippines and is on-track to securing significant additional orders from new and existing customers in the next few weeks.
|05/06/08||012 Smile.Communications Submits Application for Mobile WiMAX Trials in Tel Aviv- Ramat Gan|
012 Smile.Communications (Nasdaq: SMLC ; TASE) announced that it has applied to Israel's Communications Ministry to expand its license for mobile WiMAX trials to allow an expanded trial in the Tel Aviv-Ramat Gan area, Israel's most densely populated business and residential center. Through the trial, the Company plans to provide users with an Internet connectivity rate of up to a high 10MB, a speed sufficient to support both mobile telephony and a variety of Internet-based applications. The trial will utilize WiMAX technology provided by Alvarion (Nasdaq: ALVR).
|05/05/08||Towerstream Powers First NYC Skyscraper with Building-Wide Wireless Broadband Access|
Towerstream (Nasdaq: TWER), a leading fixed WiMAX service provider, announced it will be powering one of New York City's landmark skyscrapers with building-wide access to its high-speed, wireless broadband solution. The 50-story building, which extends a full city block, will also serve as Towerstream's sixth point-of-presence (PoP) in its New York City wireless broadband network, extending broadband coverage to much of Manhattan's north side.
|05/05/08||Tranzeo Achieves Volume Production on its WiMAX Line|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a leading producer of wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems, has achieved full production volume on its high-performance WiMAX radio equipment.
|05/02/08||WiMAX Broadband Wireless Networks Continues to Expand Along Eastern Idaho Technology Corridor |
Ashburn-based DigitalBridge Communications (DBC) announced that it is expanding high speed wireless Internet service coverage to Idaho Falls, ID. This launch adds the third community within the Eastern Idaho Technology Corridor along Interstate 15 to DBC's WiMAX broadband wireless network in southeastern Idaho. In Idaho Falls, the WiMAX service, called BridgeMAXX, will reach more than 25,000 homes and businesses. DBC is also serving Rexburg, Pocatello and Hailey Idaho, and plans to expand to other communities over the next few months.
|05/01/08||Motorola and Advanced Info Service Launch WiMAX Trials in Thailand|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) is working with Advanced Info Service (AIS), the largest mobile operator in Thailand, to conduct trials of mobile WiMAX solutions. The trials will enable AIS to gain insight into the next generation personal wireless broadband services.
|04/24/08||Airspan Receives $1.7 Million WiMAX Broadband Wireless Networking Equipment Order|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that it had received its initial order from Fujitsu, totaling approximately $1.7 million, for Airspan's baseband WiMAX modules that are part of the jointly developed Mobile WiMAX base station MacroMAXe.
|04/23/08||3G Wireless Carrier Upgrades GSM/HSPDA Network with WiMAX Broadband Wireless Technology to Add Quality IP Data Services for Its Existing Base of 23 Million Customers|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that Vodacom Lesotho, a subsidiary of Vodacom Group has selected Airspan as its preferred WiMAX supplier. Airspan will supply its MicroMAX base stations in the 3.3 - 3.5 GHz frequency band in addition to CPEs (customer premise equipment). The contract is through Airspan's reseller partner, TVS.
|04/23/08||Aerohive Networks Introduces New Broadband Wireless Portfolio of 802.11n Outdoor Access Points|
Aerohive Networks, creators of the "cooperative control" broadband wireless LAN (WLAN) access point (HiveAP), announced a portfolio of 802.11n HiveAPs. The portfolio includes the attractively designed dual-radio HiveAP 320 for indoor use, the metal-chassis dual-radio HiveAP 340 for indoor-industrial use, and the waterproof three-radio HiveAP 380 for outdoor use.
|04/23/08||Hotel Contractor Adds Ultra Fast 802.11n Broadband Wireless Option for Hotel Operators |
Ruckus Wireless announced that Lodgian, Inc. (Amex: LGN), one of the largest independent owners and operators of full-service hotels in the United States, has become one of the first hotel operators to deploy the next generation of Wi-Fi technology, known as 802.l1n, throughout its Crowne Plaza Beach Oceanfront Resort Hotel in Melbourne, Florida.
|04/18/08||Lockheed Martin Opens Wireless Wi-Fi Cyber Security Lab|
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently opened a new Wireless Cyber Security Center, one of only a handful of technology labs capable of testing wireless communications systems in a classified environment. The lab allows defense and intelligence agencies to test and evaluate wireless systems like 802.11 Wi-Fi or broadband satellite links on a Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) network.
|04/17/08||Experimental License to Conduct Fixed and Mobile WiMAX Broadband Wireless Technology Trials Has Been Extended in Tel Aviv|
012 Smile.Communications (NASDAQ Global market and TASE:SMLC) announced that its experimental license to conduct WiMAX technology trials in Sderot and a high tech business center in the Tel Aviv area has been extended by the Ministry of Communications. With respect to the Sderot area - the license was extended until April 7, 2009 and with respect to the Tel Aviv area - the license was extended until September 18, 2009.
|04/17/08||DBD Orders VoiceMAX for Their Broadband Wireless WiMAX Network|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that its customer Deutsche Breitband Dienste GmbH of Germany has purchased Airspan's class leading VoiceMAX voice over IP solution. Airspan and DBD have also reached agreement on all outstanding contractual issues.
|04/16/08||Setting Marketing Trends in the Wireless Internet Service Provider (WISP) Industry|
Due to mistakes made by Google, Earthlink, Sprint and other big companies in the broadband wireless industry, many members of the press seem to have lost their appetite for wireless Internet service provider stories. Regardless, of the media who now frown on the ability for broadband wireless technology to provide high-speed Internet access, the truth is that there are literally thousands and thousands of companies doing it successfully around the world.
|04/15/08||Airspan Reports Improved Quarterly Cash Burn on Lower Than Expected Revenues|
Airspan is the industry's leading WiMAX pure player, ranked #1 for IEEE802.16-2004 WiMAX revenue in 2007 and has now been selected for some of the world's largest mobile WiMAX deployments.
|04/14/08||Sierra Wireless and Wavefront Announce Best Mobile Broadband Wireless and GPS Real Time Location Services Contest|
Sierra Wireless Inc. (SW:TO, SWIR:NASDAQ) and Wavefront, a commercialization accelerator for the British Columbia Wireless and New Media industries, announced the launch of the "Sierra Wireless - Wavefront Developer Challenge." The purpose of the six-month challenge is to find best-in-class broadband wireless enterprise or consumer applications that take advantage of the mobile broadband and GPS capabilities built into Sierra Wireless PC cards, ExpressCards, and USB modems.
|04/11/08||Motorola Unveils New WiMAX 802.16e Wave 2-Ready WAP 450 Broadband Wireless Internet Access Point|
Motorola said the WAP 450 uses the recently announced 4G common broadband base control unit, has a smaller common equipment cabinet and a more powerful tower-top RF module able to deliver up to 10 watts of power output per sector at the antenna port, improving coverage and capacity. It claimed the WAP 450 provides performance and cost advantages to operators enabling them to lower capital and operating expenditures while extending coverage and allowing more data-rich and bandwidth-intensive applications to meet customer demand.
|04/11/08||Tektronix' G35-WiMAX Broadband Wireless Test Solution Selected by WiMAX Forum as Official Protocol Test Tool|
As part of the WiMAX Forum Network Interoperability Test initiative, reference networks will be set up in all WiMAX Forum Test Laboratories, against which WiMAX component vendors can test their implementation. Tektronix Communications' G35-WiMAX protocol test solution will serve as the reference point to analyze the responses of individual devices in test scenarios specified by the WiMAX Forum. In this way, the G35 will provide key support in assessing the behavior of the reference network.
|04/04/08||Craig Wireless Systems Ltd. Selects Alcatel-Lucent To Build WiMAX Network In The Coachella Valley Region Of California|
Craig Wireless Systems Ltd. (TSX: CWG) announced the selection of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) to build Craig Wireless' new WiMAX network - based on the IEEE 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) WiMAX standard - in the Coachella Valley region of California.
|04/01/08||Optichron Single-Board Transmit Chain Development Platform Supports Frequency Bands from 800 MHz to 3.5 GHz and Protocols from GSM to WiMAX, plus LTE|
Optichron, Inc. announced the availability of the DPD-CFR-DEV-30 development platform, a complete transmit signal chain compression and linearization solution from baseband to power amplifier (PA). The platform may be used as a reference for production solutions of multiple architectures, using a single, highly-efficient design that supports frequency bands from 800 MHz to 3.5 GHz and protocols from GSM to WiMAX, plus LTE, and proprietary protocols.
|04/01/08||Texas Instruments Announced the Industry's First Multi-carrier, Multi-standard Development Platform for Broadband Wireless Base Stations|
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN ) announced a scalable, programmable development ecosystem enabling base station OEMs to support multiple carriers of established and evolving wireless standards from a single platform. Based on TI's multicore TMS320TCI6487 and TMS320TCI6488 digital signal processors (DSPs) and multi-interface software libraries, the development platform covers all major air interfaces including GSM-EDGE, HSPA, HSPA+, TD-SCDMA , LTE and WiMAX. With a single development platform, OEMs largely "design once-deploy multiple" base stations, significantly reducing design costs, while speeding the deployment of new 3G features and beyond 3G standards.
|04/01/08||Nortel Shows how Carriers can Deliver Better, Faster Networks to Reach True Mobile Broadband Wireless Customers|
With billions of people and machines currently connected to the network and millions more being connected each day, Nortel (NYSE:NT) understands how to transform the challenges of Hyperconnectivity into opportunities for its carrier customers. At CTIA Wireless 2008, Nortel will demonstrate the ways its mobile convergence and 4G mobile broadband technologies - LTE and WiMAX - are reducing the complexity of a hyperconnected world to deliver better, faster wireless networks that simplify work, study and even play for today's "always connected" consumers.
|03/26/08||Azimuth Systems Announces Expanded Channel Emulator Product Line and Features for Mobile WiMax|
Azimuth Systems Inc. announced a range of enhancements and expansions to the world-class ACE 400WB channel emulator designed for MIMO broadband wireless communications testing. The ACE 400WB is an industry-leading channel emulator with up to 4x4 MIMO bi-directional capabilities. The company is also announcing the release of three new ACE 400WB models optimized for 2x2 MIMO, MIMO Wi-Fi and uni-directional testing.
|03/21/08||Motorola Teams Up With United Information Highway on Mobile WiMAX Trial in Thailand|
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that the company has achieved the first successful mobile WiMAX trial in Thailand, teaming up with United Information Highway Company Limited (UIH). The trial, demonstrating new wireless broadband experiences for users, marks the first among a series of Motorola's mobile WiMAX engagements in Thailand and yet another milestone in the company's global WiMAX development.
|03/21/08||Free WiMAX and Wi-Fi White Paper Details Delivering Broadband Services to Fixed and Mobile Broadband Wireless Clients|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced the availability of a new white paper on Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) that explores the strengths and weaknesses of this technology for delivering broadband wireless services to fixed and mobile clients. The widespread availability of WiMAX has for years been just around the corner but non-interoperable implementations and frequency spectrum licensing issues have hindered deployments.
|03/19/08||Redline's RedMAX Product Line Chosen by CityLink for WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network in Cambodia|
Redline Communications Group Inc., (TSX and AIM: RDL) announced that CityLink, the largest Internet Service Provider in Cambodia, has chosen Redline's WiMAX Forum Certified RedMAX products for its multi-city WiMAX network. CityLink has initiated its two-city, phased deployment in Cambodia's capital city of Phnom Penh and is currently serving hundreds of business and residential subscribers.
|03/19/08||wi-tribe limited Selects Aptilo Networks to Build WiMAX Broadband Wireless Deployments in the Middle East and Asia Pacific|
Aptilo Networks announces that wi-tribe limited, a joint venture between Qatar Telecom (Qtel), the exclusive telecommunications service provider in the State of Qatar and A.A. Tukri Group of Companies (ATCO) of Saudi Arabia, has chosen Aptilo's Mobile WiMAX AAA Connectivity Service Network (CSN) platform as one of the key network components to enable services over the WiMAX networks to be deployed by wi-tribe across the Middle East and Asia Pacific, utilizing Aptilo's access and policy control service management platform.
|03/17/08||Silvus Technologies to Showcase Enabling High-Speed Wireless Broadband Capabilities for Both 802.11n and Wireless HD Video|
Silvus Technologies, a leading provider of broadband wireless semiconductor IP solutions in 802.11n, wireless HD video, and tactical military systems, will showcase technology demonstrations and lead in-depth discussion sessions, both of which feature technology-proven wireless broadband capabilities within the company's solution portfolio.
|03/17/08||Altair Semiconductor Announces an Ultra Low-Power Mobile WiMAX Processor|
MIPS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MIPS) announced that Altair Semiconductor, a fabless chip company developing the world's most advanced mobile WiMAX semiconductors for handheld devices, has integrated MIPS processor and analog IP in its new ALT2150 mobile WiMAX baseband processor. The ALT2150 is the first baseband processor optimized for handheld devices, combining ultra-low power consumption, low cost and the smallest footprint.
|03/14/08||Wightcable Chooses Airspan to Provide WiMAX to the Isle of Wight|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that it has been awarded a contract by Wightcable for its MicroMAX 5.8 GHz base stations, VoiceMAX for VoIP services and related CPEs (customer premise equipment), which include Airspan's ProSTs and EasySTs. Wightcable will provide WiMAX voice and data services across the Isle of Wight in the United Kingdom, starting in the town of Newport.
|03/13/08||D-Link Takes Top Spot in Draft 802.11n Product Shipments Worldwide|
D-Link is the leader in Draft 802.11n Wi-Fi product shipments worldwide, showing significant growth in Q4 2007 and surpassing nearest competitors Linksys and Belkin, according to leading analyst firm In-Stat.
|03/13/08||Airspan Wins New $1.7 Million Broadband Wireless Contract From Tricom to Expand Its WiMAX Network in the Dominican Republic|
Airspan Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN), a leading worldwide provider of WiMAX wireless access networks announced that Tricom, one of the Dominican Republic's leading carriers, has awarded Airspan an expansion contract to continue to supply its WiMAX solutions in the licensed 3.5 GHz frequency band. This latest award would bring the value of Airspan contribution to Tricom's network to approximately $1.7 million. Airspan began supplying Tricom with its WiMAX solutions in the fourth quarter of 2007, using its HiperMAX-2 and Hiper-Micro base stations.
|03/11/08||Altair Semiconductor Unveils Power-Efficient Mobile WiMAX Processor for Broadband Wireless Handheld Devices|
Altair Semiconductor, a fabless chip company developing an advanced mobile WiMAX semiconductors for handheld devices, announced the release of the ALT2150 mobile WiMAX baseband processor to leading handheld device and module manufacturers. The ALT2150, a small and power-efficient mobile WiMAX processor, implements full WiMAX Forum Wave-2 physical (PHY) Layer and Media Access Control (MAC) functionality, and offers substantial performance enhancements beyond this profile.
|03/10/08||Alvarion Unveils New WiMAX SentieM Technologies, Bringing Unmatched Innovation to Mobile Broadband Wireless Networks|
Alvarion Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALVR) unveiled SentieM technologies, which surpass the Mobile WiMAX basic technologies and provide better coverage, capacity and throughput per user to operators using Alvarion's end-to-end Mobile WiMAX 4Motion solution. SentieM includes Advanced Antenna and Radio Resource technologies in addition to Distributed Network capabilities, improving the economics for operators and the quality of service for subscribers.
|03/10/08||ANADIGICS Expands WiMAX Portfolio with New RF Power Amplifier Engineered for 2.3-2.4 GHz Frequency Band|
ANADIGICS, Inc. (Nasdaq: ANAD) announced its new AWM6422 Power Amplifier. By offering the AWM6422, which operates in the 2.3-2.4 GHz frequency band allocated for broadband mobile wireless services, ANADIGICS expands its portfolio of leading edge products for WiMAX and WiBro (Korea) systems. The new AWM6422 is already being integrated into USB Adaptors manufactured for a major Korean telecom company.
|03/07/08||SonicsWM Simplifies System on Chip Designs for WiMax Broadband Wireless Applications|
Sonics Inc. announced SonicsWM, a family of integrated SMART Interconnect solutions ideally suited for SoC designs that incorporate WiMax. SonicsWM enables customers to leverage a configurable platform to meet the rapidly-changing requirements of the WiMax market while reducing SoC development costs and improving time-to-market. Resulting SoCs offer numerous advantages including higher performance, lower power, IP re-use and simplified software architecture.
|03/07/08||Beceem's Broadband Wireless Chipset Solution Delivers Seamless Mobility to Mobile WiMAX Devices|
Beceem Communications announced the selection of its latest chipset for mobile WiMAX devices as one of the chipsets that broadband pioneer Clearwire Corporation (NASDAQ: CLWR) is working with for its mobile WiMAX trial in Portland, Oregon. Beceem ' s leading chipset solution is powering a family of PC peripheral WiMAX devices to provide a true mobile broadband Internet experience on laptop computers.
|03/06/08||Aruba Networks Releases Technical White Paper on Optimizing Broadband Wireless Local Area Networks|
Aruba Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ARUN) announced the results of recent throughput tests conducted on four different 802.11n wireless LANs. The tests, using a variety of laptop computers containing wireless radio chip sets from Atheros, Broadcom, and Intel, revealed significant differences in the throughput performance of the same laptop with different wireless LANs. Overall the tests highlighted the importance of evaluating any 802.11n wireless LAN using a representative sample of different radio chip sets.
|03/05/08||Tata Communications Installs 5,000 WiMAX Customers in 10 Cities|
Tata Communications has selected Telsima Corporation, a global player in WiMAX systems to provide WiMAX solutions for Tata Communications broadband wireless network in India. Tata Communications is the first to launch broadband services on the WiMAX platform on a large scale for retail consumers in India.
|03/04/08||Wi-LAN Founder Dr. Hatim Zaghloul Steps Down as New Patent Troller Management Team Sues Its Way Toward Profitability |
Wi-LAN Inc. (TSX:WIN) announced that Dr. Hatim Zaghloul, the Company's co-founder, will be stepping down from the position of Chairman of the Board of Directors and will not be standing for re-election to the Board at the Company's 2008 annual and special meeting of shareholders to be held on March 27, 2008. Dr. Zaghloul will continue to work with the Company as Chair of its Technical Advisory Committee.
|03/03/08||Nearing The Climax? WiMax As Wireless DSL Soon A Reality In The U.S. |
Closing in potentially simultaneously on the end of the 700 MHz spectrum auctions and what we believe will be a new multi-party joint venture (JV) with Sprint and several funding partners, we believe the value inherent in Clearwire's spectrum asset is increasingly apparent. Upon the potential announcement of a JV, we believe CLWR shares should trade up sharply.
|02/27/08||Airspan Networks Announces 40% WiMAX Broadband Wireless Revenue Increase for 2007 |
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced results for the fourth quarter and year ending December 31, 2007. Fourth quarter revenues increased by 5.8% to $23.8 million, compared to $22.5 million in the third quarter of 2007, driven by WiMAX growth. Compared to the fourth quarter of 2006, revenues decreased by 24% from $31.3 million, due to the decline in non-WiMAX revenues. The fourth quarter gross margin was 29%, adversely affected by revenue deferrals related to multi-element contractual arrangements and provisions related to non-WiMAX inventory.
|02/25/08||PuntoNet Chooses Airspan to Provide 5.85 GHz WiMAX Broadband Wireless Solutions in Ecuador|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that PuntoNet, Ecuador's largest Wireless Internet Service Provider, has awarded Airspan a follow-on contract to supply MicroMAX base stations and related CPE equipment to expand their nationwide WiMAX services in major cities in Ecuador.
|02/25/08||Ulusnet Announces Deal for Continued Shipments of WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network Equipment to Build Out High-Speed Internet Access in Mongolia|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that it continues to supply its MacroMAX base stations and customer premise equipment (CPEs) to Ulusnet, Mobicom's subsidiary in Mongolia, as the carrier builds out its WiMAX network. Ulusnet began offering WiMAX services in February of last year, using Airspan's WiMAX solutions.
|02/25/08||It's Make Or Break For WiMAX, Says Analysys|
This year will be decisive in the development of WiMAX, which experienced temporary setbacks in 2007, says Analysys, the global advisor in Telecom, IT and media, at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
|02/25/08||Elan Digital Predicts Growth for Workstation WiMAX PCMCIA Cards|
Elan Digital predicts that, despite the current WiMAX marketing focus on mobile notebooks, connecting fixed workstations is likely to be a significant proportion of the overall fast growing WiMAX market. They are seeing a worldwide surge in interest in their P-Series Adapters, all of which now support any PCMCIA compliant modem cards.
|02/25/08||Portable WiMAX VoIP Cell Phones Displayed at 2008 Mobile World Congress|
NetIndex Inc., Kaga Electronics Co., Ltd. and Runcom Technologies Ltd. have succeeded in jointly developing a VoIP portable telephone using the WiMAX (IEEE802.16e) data communications module. Thus, at the 2008 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (previously 3GSM show) one of the largest and most advanced Mobile Communication shows in the world, these companies will be displaying their VoIP portable telephone using WiMAX which achieves All-IP voice communication.
|02/21/08||Airspan Selected by Enforta to Provide WiMAX Solutions in Russia|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that Enforta, the largest wireless Internet Service Provider in Russia, has chosen Airspan's MicroMAX base stations and related CPEs to deploy WiMAX services in Russia.
|02/21/08||Tranzeo Wireless Offers Turn-Key WiMAX Solution With New Family of Pico Base Stations Using Proximetry's AirSync|
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) announces a new family of turn-key WiMAX pico base stations using Proximetry's market-leading intelligent provisioning and management software, AirSync. The first product operates in the 3.5GHz licensed band, offering wireless internet service providers (WISPs) and emerging carriers a price/performance breakthrough and higher degrees of base station performance management.
|02/21/08||Galaxia Telecom International PLC Rolls Out the Largest Commercial WiMAX Network in Africa|
Galaxia Telecom International PLC, the telecom integrator and operator specializing in the innovation and deployment of wireless broadband technologies, announces today the listing of the company's shares on the Open Market of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and the launch of its first mass market WiMAX network in Algeria.
|02/20/08||Siemens Communications Certifies New WiMAX Products |
Iperia, Inc. announced that Siemens Communications, Inc. has certified the IperiaVX as "HiPath Ready (U.S)" on the Siemens HiPath 8000 Platform. The certification tests took place in October 2007 at the Siemens Technology Partner Lab in Boca Raton, Florida.
|02/15/08||Over the Air Device Provisioning for WiMAX Gets Soft Touch from Bridgewater Systems|
Bridgewater Systems (TSX:BWC) announced an Over-The-Air Provisioning (OTA) solution, which enables service providers to support dynamic provisioning of devices on WiMAX networks. Working in conjunction with Open Mobile Alliance Device Management (OMA-DM) compliant servers, the Bridgewater solution recognizes when subscribers and devices are on the network to facilitate seamless provisioning and firmware updates over the air, thereby reducing service introduction costs and enabling immediate subscriber access to WiMAX services.
|02/15/08||Nortel Demonstrates Industry's First WiMAX VoIP Call Controlled by 2G/3G Voice Network|
Wireless Internet service providers seeking to offer advanced voice and data capabilities without replacing existing network gear take note. Nortel is demonstrating at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona (Hall 8, B145) the ability to provide VoIP calling using a 2G/3G GSM/UMTS core network to host 4G WiMAX access. This is good news for GSM and UMTS wireless operators looking to evolve to 4G, as they can look to Nortel's innovative technology to cost-effectively support it all: current 2G and 3G voice and text services as well as future 4G communication services like advanced mobile broadband.
|02/14/08||Tranzeo and Proximetry Collaborate for Seamless WiMAX and Wi-Fi Operation and Broadband Wireless Network Management Tool |
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. TSX: TZT), a premier manufacturer of high-performance wireless broadband solutions including Wi-Fi and WiMAX systems, and Proximetry Inc., the technology leader in real-time network and performance management solutions for wireless networks, are collaborating to enhance Wi-Fi and WiMAX network performance and lower network management costs for operators in both vertical and developing markets.
|02/14/08||Redline Launches Full Suite of RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX products|
Redline Communications Group Inc. (TSX and AIM: RDL) introduced its full suite of RedMAX 4C Mobile WiMAX products. Redline's expanded family of 802.16e-2005 base stations units and subscriber devices for the 2.5 GHz and 3.5 GHz bands allows operators to select and deploy network elements that meet their specific network and business requirements.
|02/14/08||Alcatel-Lucent and Samsung Debut Industry's First Solution for Seamless WiMAX-GSM/EDGE Dual-Mode Services|
Samsung Multimode Handheld Device, Together With Network Features From Alcatel-Lucent, Enable Service Continuity Across Both WiMAX and GSM/EDGE
|02/14/08||Agilent Technologies and Runcom Technologies to Collaborate on Wave 2 Mobile WiMAX Broadband Wireless Protocol Testing|
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and Runcom Technologies Ltd. announced they will extend their WiMAX collaboration to include Mobile WiMAX Wave 2 Protocol Test. All WiMAX devices must undergo protocol conformance test (PCT) to become certified for use. To realize the promise of interoperability, the WiMAX industry relies on traceable and effective protocol test solutions. The assurance of interoperability between WiMAX reference designs and protocol test equipment creates customer confidence and enables industry growth.
|02/12/08||Redpine Signals Demonstrates Its Lite-Fi Ultra Low Power 802.11n Wi-Fi Broadband Wireless Connectivity on Infineon Technologies S-GOLD 3H/MP-EH Mobile Platform|
Redpine Signals, Inc., a leading developer of ultra low power multi-standard OFDM and MIMO silicon-based solutions, announced the availability and successful integration of its Lite-Fi RS9110 silicon solution on Infineon's MP-EH mobile platform.
|02/09/08||Anite Selected by All Major Mobile WiMAX Chipset Developers for Broadband Wireless Protocol Testing|
Anite announced that it has been selected by all of the leading Mobile WiMAX chipset developers and vendors for protocol testing. According to the company, customers deploy Anite's Protocol Conformance Toolset and Base Station Emulator to quicken the development of their WiMAX chipsets and ensure conformity to the WiMAX Forum's certification requirements.
|02/08/08||New "MacroMAXe" Mobile WiMAX Base Station Sets Standard for Features, Range and Capacity|
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) and Fujitsu Limited (TSE: 6702) announced they had signed a four-year cooperation agreement to jointly build a leading-class Mobile WiMAX Base Station designed for carriers in the 2.5 and 2.3 GHz bands. This new Base Station combines the advanced technologies of both parties and will significantly cut the time to market and allow both companies to take a leadership position in the dynamic 2.5 and 2.3 GHz frequency bands.
|02/08/08||In-Stat Reports Mobile WiMAX More of an Opportunity than a Threat for Mobile Operators|
From a mobile operator perspective, mobile WiMAX or 802.16e provides more of a service complement, than a competitive threat, reports In-Stat. The mobile standard for WiMAX, has been the subject of debate since its inception, the high-tech market research firm says. Mobile operators and vendors have disputed how this technology will impact their existing operations.Â The debate can be broken into two camps.
|02/08/08||Dual-Mode EDGE-WiMAX Reference Design Based on Nexperia Cellular and Intel WiMAX Solutions|
NXP Semiconductors will be demonstrating a dual-mode EDGE-WiMAX reference design at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, February 11-14, 2008. The dual-mode reference design highlights the extended mobility between the two wireless standards by combining NXP's Nexperia Cellular System Solution 5210 for EDGE networks with the forthcoming Intel Â WiMAX Connection 2400 solution for ultra mobile and CE devices, formerly codenamed, "Baxter Peak." A fully validated reference design for the dual-mode EDGE-WiMAX solution will be available from NXP in second half 2008.
|02/08/08||OKI and Alcatel-Lucent to Collaborate in Marketing OKI's Broadband Wireless Mobile WiMAX Terminals|
Oki Electric Industry, Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:6703) announced an agreement with Alcatel-Lucent (NYSE:ALU), to jointly market OKI's mobile WiMAX terminals to the worldwide market. As part of the agreement, a demonstration showing how OKI terminals work with Alcatel-Lucent ' s WiMAX base stations will be featured at Alcatel-Lucent's booth at Mobile World Congress 2008, which will be held from Feb. 11 to 14 in Barcelona, Spain (Booth number: 8A147 in Hall 8).
|02/08/08||WiNetworks Receives $17M in Broadband Wireless Orders for the 802.16e SOC Based Mobile WiMAX Wave 2 (MIMO) Base Station|
WiNetworks has received over $17M in orders from various customers as a result of successful trials. Shipments have begun to customers in the European, Asian and North American regions for the 802.16e SOC based Mobile Compact Base Station in the 1.4GHz (L-Band) and 3.5GHZ frequency. Products in the 2.5GHz frequency will be released in March 2008.
|02/04/08||MacBook Air Now Shipping Complete with 802.11n Internet Access Connectivity |
MacBook Air has a stunning 13.3-inch LED-backlit widescreen display, a full-size and backlit keyboard, a built-in iSight(R) video camera for video conferencing, and a spacious trackpad with multi-touch gesture support so users can pinch, rotate and swipe. MacBook Air is powered by a 1.6 GHz or 1.8 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor with 4MB L2 cache, and includes as standard features 2GB of memory, an 80GB 1.8-inch hard drive, and the latest 802.11n Wi-Fi technology and Bluetooth 2.1.
|01/28/08||Leading WiMAX Companies Setup WiMAX Business Development Center in Monaco to Let Customers Experience Best of Breed Broadband Wireless WiMAX Communications|
Monaco Telecom has revealed it is working with wireless broadband solutions provider Alvarion Ltd (Nasdaq:ALVR), networking solutions provider Cisco and mobile communications company Nokia (NYSE:NOK), to set up a Center of Excellence on Mobile Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) in Monaco.
|01/28/08||BSNL Chooses SOMA Networks to Deploy Mobile WiMAX Network in India|
SOMA Networks Inc (SOMA) announced it has been selected by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), India's state-owned telecomms company, to deploy a Mobile WiMAX network in India, following field trials in urban, suburban and rural areas.
|01/28/08||3GPP Scrambles to Approve LTE Definition of What Bandwidth Requirements Need to Be Met in Order to Develop a Competitive Solution to WiMAX|
With the recent approval of Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology specifications by the leading global wireless standards organization 3GPP, LTE is on target and continuing its momentum as the next phase of technology development for the GSM family of technologies, according to industry association 3G Americas.