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02/16/10Comtrend 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.
02/16/10Hilbert Communications Adds Backhaul Capacity and Eliminates Recurring Leased Line Costs With Exalt Microwave Backhaul Systems
Exalt Communications announced that Hilbert Communications, LLC has deployed its microwave backhaul systems to massively scale backhaul capacity while simultaneously eliminating costly leased lines in its GSM and WiMAX service networks throughout Wisconsin and Michigan. Hilbert has already deployed a large number of Exalt systems and expects to roll out more as it phases out T1-based backhaul in its wireless network and scales its broadband service offering.
02/15/10HelloSoft 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.
01/11/10Lineage Power Awarded $2.4M Grant by U.S. Dept. of Energy
Lineage Power Corporation announced that it is the recipient of a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) $2.4 million research and development grant to develop technologies that minimize the power loss and heat generation that occurs as electricity moves through the ever-growing wired, wireless and broadband service provider infrastructures.
12/28/09Tranzeo 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.
12/25/09OneFi 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.
12/24/09The 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.
12/24/09MoqiZone 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.
12/22/09Airspan 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.
12/15/09OneFi Technology, Inc. Announces Engagement of EBITDA Capital to Seek Government Broadband Wireless Contracts
OneFi Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ONFI) announced the engagement of EBITDA Capital, Inc. to seek for OneFi Technology funding contracts and opportunities with Federal, State and Local Government Agencies. OneFi installs WiMax/BPL Technology for delivery of broadband internet to rural and other areas where funds have been or will be allocated. The EBITDA Capital organization has worked with OneFi Technology since the beginning of April but this relationship is now more formalized.
12/09/09Airspan 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.
12/09/09Tranzeo 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.
12/03/09MoqiZone 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).
11/27/09MediaG3 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.
11/18/09Mobile 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.
10/29/09Airspan 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.
10/29/09ANADIGICS' 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.
10/28/09MoqiZone Holding Corporation Announces the Launch of Its First B2C Game Portal Over WiMax Network in China -
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
10/27/09Innowireless 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.
10/22/09Comzatel 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.
10/19/09Airspan 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.
10/19/09Viper Networks Announces LOI to Acquire Trimax Wireless
Viper Networks, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a Letter of Intent to acquire Trimax Wireless, Inc., a privately-held developer and manufacturer of a complete line of modular wireless broadband infrastructure equipment for metropolitan scale wireless networks. The Company expects to finish their due diligence and close this transaction by November 30, 2009.
10/19/09WiMAX 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.
10/12/09Airspan 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 Missouri.
10/12/09Australian 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.
10/10/09Digicel 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.
10/08/09Clearwire 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.
10/07/09WiMAX 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.
09/29/09Airspan 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.
09/29/09Unwired Australia Selects DragonWave for Multi-Year Exclusive Supply Agreement in Nation's First 4G Mobile WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network
DragonWave Inc. (TSX:DWI) announced a multi-year exclusive supply agreement with Unwired Australia to supply broadband wireless backhaul for the forthcoming Vivid Wireless Perth network. Vivid Wireless-Australia's first "4G" mobile WiMAX network deployment-will rely on DragonWave's Horizon Compact for backhaul connectivity of up to 200 Mbps initially.
09/22/09China 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.
09/21/09Tranzeo 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.
09/18/09Airspan Reverse Stock Split Effective, New Ticker AIRO
Airspan Networks Inc. (PINKSHEETS: AIRO) previously (PINKSHEETS: AIRN) announced that its 1-for-15 reverse stock split became effective today. The Company's common stock is now trading on a split-adjusted basis under the trading symbol "AIRO" and under the new CUSIP number 00950H201. The previous trading symbol was AIRN.
08/31/09China 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.
08/31/09NewMarket Technology, Inc. Announces $33 Million Outsourcing Agreement with WBA (Wireless Broadband Access)
NewMarket Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NWMT) is a reporting company with audited financial reports filed with the SEC. On Tuesday September 1st, Board Member Hugh G. Robinson, Retired Major General and Former Chairman of the Dallas Federal Reserve, is scheduled to host a strategic update in an on-demand Webcast.
08/31/09WiMAX 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.
08/28/09MoqiZone 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.
08/27/09NuMobile, 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.
08/26/09VeriWave 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.
08/26/09Tranzeo 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.
08/24/09Proxim Wireless Increases Broadband Wireless Investment in Key Brazilian Market in Conjunction With Release of New High-Capacity MIMO Product Line
With 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.
08/24/09Tranzeo 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.
08/21/09MoqiZone 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.
08/17/09Proxim Wireless Receives $5 Million Strategic Investment From SRA to Advance WiMAX and 4G
Proxim Wireless Corporation (OTCQX: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, today announced that it has received an equity investment of $7.5 million, with $5 million coming from SRA OSS, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SRA Holdings, Inc. of Japan, a publicly held company listed on the Tokyo stock exchange (JP3817), and the rest coming from existing investors (through a combination of new investment and cancellation of debt).
07/31/09Agilent 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.
07/31/09Towerstream 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 .
07/30/09Research 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.
07/28/09RFaxis 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.
07/28/09Rapid Link Signs WiMAX Deal to Build $7 Million Broadband Wireless Network
Redline Communications Inc., (TSX:RDL) announced it was chosen by Rapid Link Incorporated, (OTCBB: RPID) a leading provider of WiMAX and communication services, for its $7 million WiMAX network in California. The Rapid Link network, which will be funded in part by a $2.8 million grant from the California Advanced Services Fund (CASF), will deliver high-speed wireless communications services throughout five counties in California.
07/27/09Azimuth 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.
07/16/09Rapid 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.
07/06/093G 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.
06/30/09OneFi 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 Networks.
06/30/09Redline 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.
06/11/09National Broadband Wireless Stimulus Webcast Attracts Thousands, as White House Official, Experts Discuss Strategy
A June 4th National Broadband Stimulus Town Hall Meeting Webcast produced by the National League of Cities TV, in cooperation with TV Worldwide and, attracted an on-line audience of thousands of city officials and industry professionals as experts engaged in interactive discussions on how broadband stimulus money will be deployed.
06/08/09TeleCommunication Systems' Location Platform Wins Internet Telephony's 2009 WiMAX Distinction Award
TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS) announced that Technology Marketing Corporation's (TMC) Internet Telephony magazine named TCS' Xypoint® Location Platform (XLP) a recipient of the 2009 WiMAX Distinction Award. TCS's XLP enables wireless carrier customers to have precise, advanced location-based capabilities in an open, scalable and reliable platform. The technology supports network-based solutions and enables mobile operating partners to offer enhanced location data services to their customers.
06/02/09Beceem & 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.
05/21/09ANADIGICS Launches New WiMAX 4G Power Amplifier to Drive Evolution From Fixed-Point to Mobile Services
ANADIGICS, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANAD) launched one of the first mobile WiMAX 4G power amplifiers (PAs) developed for use in the 3.4-3.6 GHz spectrum adopted by broadband wireless service providers in Europe and South America. ANADIGICS, the leading developer of RF power amplifier technology for high-speed data communications, has differentiated the new AWM6433 by optimizing it for mobile WiMAX applications through the delivery of exceptional linearity and efficiency across all output power levels.
05/20/09WiMAX 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 concluded.
04/28/09Aptilo 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.
04/27/09Aptilo 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+ Server.
04/24/09Tatung 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 and enterprises.
04/22/09Beceem 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.
04/21/09Aptilo 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.
04/09/09Net 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.
04/08/09Tranzeo 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.
04/03/09Hitachi 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.
03/27/09Home 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.
03/16/09Airspan 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.
03/12/09New 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.
03/12/09Wes-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 Spring, Texas.
03/11/09MedStar 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.
03/02/09BSNL 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 wired infrastructure.
02/27/09Infonetics 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.
02/25/09Redline'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.
02/20/09Proxim'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 months.
02/20/09Airspan 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 America" status.
02/19/09New 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.
02/10/09MagtiCom 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.
02/10/09Wavesat Selects Azimuth Systems' ACE MX for Testing of Its Broadband Wireless Family of Products
Azimuth Systems, Inc. announced that Wavesat Inc., a leading supplier of broadband wireless semiconductor solutions, has selected Azimuth's ACE MX Universal Frequency MIMO Channel Emulator for testing of its Odyssey broadband wireless product family. Combining industry-leading channel emulation capabilities in a flexible and scalable solution, the ACE MX will enable Wavesat to conduct efficient, automated and repeatable testing of its semiconductor solutions -- ensuring high quality performance and significantly improving the costs and time associated with testing.
02/10/09ZTE 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.
02/10/09AsiaBell 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.
02/09/09Network 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 Experience (QoE).
02/04/09Azimuth 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.
02/04/09VeriSign 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.
01/30/09Enea 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.
01/21/09Carriers name Motorola, Alcatel-Lucent, Alvarion, Huawei Top Mobile WiMAX Vendors
Carriers recently surveyed by analyst firm Infonetics Research named Motorola, Alcatel-Lucent, Alvarion, and Huawei as the "top vendors" in the mobile WiMAX equipment market. Nine additional vendors received votes for top vendor from a smaller number of carriers surveyed.
01/05/09Glenn 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.
12/30/08Airspan 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.
12/28/08Airspan 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.
12/27/08Tranzeo 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.
12/26/08Rapid 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.
12/22/08SOMA 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.
12/17/08Quantenna 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.
12/15/08Proxim 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.
12/13/08Infonetics Research Reports that WiMAX Deployments Feeling the Recession Pinch
Worldwide sales of fixed and mobile WiMAX equipment and phones/Ultra Mobile PCs dropped 21% to $245 million in 3Q08 from 2Q08, and are expected to continue sliding through 2009 as the economic recession puts the squeeze on this early market, says Infonetics Research in a new report.
12/12/08WireIE 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.
12/11/08Airspan 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).
12/10/08Tranzeo 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.
12/10/08Airspan 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.
12/02/08YTLE 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.
12/02/08D-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 half-million readers.
12/02/08Canada 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 distribution services.
11/24/08Keithley 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.
11/19/08Airspan 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.
11/13/08NextPhase 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.
11/13/08Redline'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.
11/11/08FCC 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.
11/10/08Avocent 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.
11/06/08Airspan Announces $17.8 Million in Revenue for Third Quarter 2008
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced results for the third quarter ending September 28, 2008. Third quarter 2008 total revenues amounted to $17.8 million, and included WiMAX revenues of $12.1 million. The third quarter gross margin was 31%, and total operating expenses were reduced from the second quarter 2008 by 14% to $13.5 million. Net loss attributable to common stockholders was $7.8 million or $0.13 per share for the third quarter of 2008.
11/05/08Look & 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.
10/27/08Bridgewater 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.
10/24/08Airspan 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 Sarkisyan.
10/23/08Is 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.
10/20/08Norsat 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.
10/20/08EJL 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.
10/17/08Redline 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.
10/17/08Airspan'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.
10/13/08Nex-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.
10/06/08WiMAX 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.
10/06/08Axxcelera 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).
10/03/08Altair 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.
10/03/08Sprint'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.
10/02/08Nortel 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
10/02/08Motorola Updates Key Technology Milestones for XOHM's WiMAX Broadband Wireless Network Achievements
In advance of the planned commercial deployment of WiMAX technology in Chicago by Sprint's (NYSE: S) XOHM business unit, Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that its WiMAX infrastructure has passed network acceptance tests vital to the provision of mobile broadband service to Chicagoland residents and businesses.
10/01/08Towerstream 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).
10/01/08Redline 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.
10/01/08The Aptilo WiMAX CSN System: Helping Service Providers Meet Time-to-Market and Revenue Objectives
Aptilo Networks showcases 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.
10/01/08Redline 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.
10/01/08Airspan 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.
09/30/08Aptilo 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.
09/30/08Altair 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.
09/30/08Motorola 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.
09/26/08AT4 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.
09/25/08Harris 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.
09/24/08Motorola Introduces First WiMAX USB Adaptor for Laptops
Fulfilling 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.
09/24/08National 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.
09/24/08Free 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.
09/24/08True 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 network architecture.
09/19/08Airspan 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.
09/19/08Redline'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 Certified equipment
09/17/08First 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).
09/12/08Tech 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.
09/12/08Alcatel-Lucent 2.5GHz Base Station Receives Mobile WiMAX Certification from the WiMAX Forum
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext 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.
09/12/08Redline'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.
09/12/08Worldwide 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.
09/11/08Motorola 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.
09/11/08Altitude 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.
09/10/08Vertical 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
09/04/08Smaller 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.
09/01/08Who 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 Landscape.
09/01/08Russia'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 cities.
08/29/08Nth 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.
08/27/08First 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.
08/21/08Pipeline 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 network.
08/21/08REDTone 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.
08/14/08Proxim 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.
08/13/08Keithley 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.
08/07/08Comstar 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.
08/06/08ROK 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.
08/06/08802.11n 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).
08/06/08First 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.
08/05/084G 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.
08/05/08Digicel 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.
08/01/08India 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 .
07/31/08City 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.
07/30/08Redline 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.
07/28/08Benefits 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
07/25/08Nokia 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.
07/25/08Research Report Available on WiMAX and Wireless IP TV Service in Chile
Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Chile - WiMAX and Wireless IPTV Market Research Report" to their offering.
07/25/08North 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.
07/23/08Redline 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.
07/22/08Saudi 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.
07/18/08Motorola 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.
07/17/08Jordanian 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.
07/17/08Road 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.
07/17/08Next 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.
07/16/08Road 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.
07/15/08Nextlink 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.
07/15/08Stephouse 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.
07/15/08ARC 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.
07/10/08DragonWave'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.
07/09/08Worldwide 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.
07/09/08European 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
07/08/08ZyXEL 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.
07/07/08Wi-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.
07/07/08On-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.
07/07/08Redline 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.
07/02/08Alvarion 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
07/01/08Televersa 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.
06/26/08WiMAX 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.
06/20/08SR 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.
06/19/08Axtel'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.
06/18/08NOMOTECH 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.
06/18/08Fiscalia 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.
06/18/08WiMAX 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.
06/18/08Motorola 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.
06/18/08Proxim Introduces Broadband Wireless Point-to-Point Solution with T1/E1, Ethernet, AES Security, QOS and Multiple Frequency Support in a Single Box
Proxim Wireless Corporation (NASDAQ: PRXM), a leading provider of end-to-end broadband wireless systems that deliver the quadruple play, announced the Lynx.G5 family of carrier-class point-to-point radios. These new products provide carriers, utilities and enterprises advanced flexibility for high-performance voice and data backhaul by enabling the choice between any frequency in the 2.4 GHz or 5.15-5.95 GHz spectrum.
06/18/08Aperto 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.
06/18/08Airspan 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
06/17/08Tektronix 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.
06/17/08SR Telecom & Co. Promotes Broadband Wireless Technology at the WiMAX Forum Global Congress
The company's sponsorship of the Media Zone provides direct access to members of the worldwide media covering the WiMAX industry, and positions SR Telecom & Co. as one of the leading WiMAX vendors. In addition, the sponsorship represents another important step for SR Telecom & Co. since its re-launch following the acquisition by Groupe Lagasse, a Canadian holding company specializing in the telecommunications industry.
06/17/08New 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.
06/17/08Calypso Wireless, Inc. Announces European Patents for Wireless Wi-Fi and 3G Detection and Switching Technology in Twenty-Five Countries
Calypso Wireless, Inc. (OTC: CLYW / CLYW.PK), a leading innovator in advanced wireless telecommunications technologies announced that the company has received news that its patent applications for its ASNAP technology have been accepted in twenty-five European countries. With those rights now secure and the newly established ability to protect those rights in Europe as well as America, the company has begun the process of monetizing its technology.
06/17/08Runcom 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.
06/16/08Aruba 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.
06/16/08Motorola WiMAX Accelerates the Delivery of Personal Media Experiences at WiMAX Forum Global Congress 2008
Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) will demonstrate its global WiMAX leadership with a showcase of its wi4 WiMAX portfolio and compelling WiMAX-enabled experiences at stand 3.37 during the WiMAX Forum Global Congress 2008, in Amsterdam, 17-18 June.
06/12/08Motorola 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.
06/12/08Nortel 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.
06/12/08Nortel 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.
06/11/08Flirtomatic Released for the iPhone and iTouch to Improve Mobile Dating
Flirtomatic, a mobile and online flirting service, released its alpha version of Flirtomatic. The alpha version can be obtained worldwide and has an enriched mobile interface, built specifically for the users of iPhone and iTouch.
06/11/08Future 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 Technologies.
06/09/08Compal 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.
06/09/08DigitalBridge 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.
06/09/08DigitalBridge Communications Plans Wireless High-Speed Internet Access Expansion Around Appomattox, Virginia
Ashburn-based DigitalBridge Communications (DBC) announced that it will expand coverage of its high-speed wireless Internet services to areas surrounding Appomattox. DBC launched service late in 2007 in Appomattox as part of its national expansion to small and medium-sized communities. DBC's current WiMAX network extends service to over 1,000 businesses and residential households in the Appomattox area.
06/06/08NEC 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.
06/06/08Cree 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.
06/05/08Redline 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.
06/05/08Omnivision 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.
06/03/08WiMAX 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.
06/03/08Sidecut 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.
06/02/08Tatung 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.
06/02/08Bridgewater 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.
05/29/08WiNetworks 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.
05/27/08MtronPTI 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.
05/14/08EDX 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.
05/13/08Research Report Shows Diverse Business Needs Driving a Wide Array of New Technologies to Support Advanced Broadband Wireless Applications
The next-generation of wireless technology has a new focus: enabling mobile business operations. This transcends the old wireless goals of voice roaming and a local data dynamic in favor of a new focus on enabling business operations remotely. Data-capable devices are in wide deployment, with nearly 90% of IT executives indicating their organizations either support or use such instruments, according to Nemertes' latest benchmark study, "Next-Generation Wireless".
05/13/08Mio 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.
05/12/08Aptilo 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.
05/07/08WiMax Will Be the Next DSL for More Than 5 Billion People Worldwide; LTE Years Away from Meaningful Existence
We believe there is a role for LTE as the natural evolution of GSM/HSPA-and probably also CDMA/EV-DO-but we believe it is years away. As such, it contrasts sharply with WiMax, which is being deployed today and for which spectrum has already been made available. WiMax already has an ecosystem which looks a lot like WiFi in terms of cost and diversity, whereas LTE simply is not even defined yet, much less available.
05/07/08Person 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.
05/07/08Partners 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.
05/06/08Predicting 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.
05/06/08SR 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.
05/06/08012 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).
05/05/08Towerstream 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.
05/05/08Tranzeo 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.
05/02/08WiMAX 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.
05/01/08Motorola 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.
04/24/08Airspan 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.
04/23/083G 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.
04/21/08Big Growth in Broadband Wireless Data Traffic Will Spur Massive Technology Upgrades
The exponential growth of data traffic carried by wireless networks is likely to force mobile service providers to accelerate their efforts to upgrade their networks to a flat, all-IP architecture, according to a major new report titled, Flat IP Architectures in Mobile Networks: From 3G to LTE, published by Heavy Reading.
04/18/08Lockheed 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.
04/17/08Experimental 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.
04/17/08DBD 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.
04/15/08Airspan 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.
04/11/08Tektronix' 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.
04/10/08Motorola Receives Award for Innovative RFS7000 Broadband Wireless LAN Switch
The Enterprise Mobility business of Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that its RFS7000 Wireless LAN (WLAN) switch was named Best of Show at the FOSE 2008 conference. The solution was also named the best new product in the "Networking Equipment" category.
04/04/08Tranzeo Wireless To Equip Mexico's Largest Wireless Broadband System
Wireless mesh network equipment made by Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a leading producer of high-performance wireless broadband and WiMAX communication systems, will be used to provide wireless Internet access throughout the city of Culiacan, Mexico. The project, "Culiacan: Technological City" is part of an overall plan to improve one of the countries fastest growing cities through 2010.
04/04/08Craig 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.
04/03/08Mobility and Broadband Speeds Unite As Nokia Evolves The Internet Experience
Ushering in the next generation of wireless broadband devices, Nokia (NYSE: NOK ) unveiled its newest Nseries device, the Nokia N810 Internet Tablet -- WiMAX Edition, Nokia's first device engineered to take advantage of new wide-area high-speed mobile WiMAX networks. This pocket-sized device lets consumers enjoy an open Internet experience, allowing for access to the full Internet without barriers, while on the go. The Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition is the latest iteration of Nokia's popular line of Internet Tablet products. For the first time, the power and convenience of the Internet Tablet platform is combined with next generation wide-area wireless broadband capability, allowing users to easily and quickly access all of their favorite Internet services beyond local area hot spots. The Nokia N810 WiMAX Edition is expected to be available in the United States during the summer of 2008 in areas where WiMAX connectivity is available.
04/02/08Craig Wireless selects Alcatel-Lucent to Build WiMAX network in Palm Springs, California; First commercial deployment of Alcatel-Lucent's WiMAX technology in North America
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) today announced it has been selected by Craig Wireless (TSX: CWG) to build a new WiMAX network - based on the IEEE 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) WiMAX standard - in Palm Springs, California. This is the first commercial deployment of Alcatel-Lucent's WiMAX technology in North America.
04/02/08Craig Wireless Selects Alcatel-Lucent To Build WiMAX Network In Palm Springs, California
Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU) announced it has been selected by Craig Wireless (TSX: CWG) to build a new WiMAX network -- based on the IEEE 802.16e-2005 (Rev-e) WiMAX standard -- in Palm Springs, California. This is the first commercial deployment of Alcatel-Lucent's WiMAX technology in North America.
04/01/08Texas 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.
04/01/08Optichron 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.
04/01/08Nortel 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.
03/29/08Growth Continues For Tranzeo Wireless In 2007
Increased revenues continues for B.C.'s Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a leading producer of high-speed wireless broadband communication systems, according to results for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2007.
03/28/08KeyOn Communications Enters into WiMAX Agreement with Airspan Networks
KeyOn Communications Holdings Inc (OTC BB: KEYO), announced that the company has entered into an agreement with Airspan Networks Inc (Nasdaq:AIRN), a provider of wireless voice and broadband data systems and solutions for the fixed and mobile WiMAX and Wi-Fi markets.
03/27/08Telava Appoints Lino G. Morris to Its Board of Advisors
Telava (OTCBB: TLVA ) announced that the Company has appointed Lino G. Morris to Its Board of Advisors.
03/27/08UUNET Kenya to Expand its WiMAX Network with Redline's RedMAX Products
Redline Communications Group Inc. ("Redline") announced that UUNET Kenya Ltd. ("UUNET Kenya"), a regional business communications provider, has chosen Redline's WiMAX Forum Certified(TM) RedMAX(TM) products for its national WiMAX network. UUNET Kenya will extend its "Beyond Broadband" network to serve corporate customers in Nairobi, Mombasa and Kisumu in 2008.
03/26/08Sky Link Ekaterinburg Launches Mobile Broadband Services with Nortel Wireless Solution
Sky Link Ekaterinburg, is providing mobile broadband for users in the Ural region of Russia powered by Nortel(1) (TSX:NT)(NYSE:NT) wireless technology. The Nortel upgrade to Sky Link Ekaterinburg's existing network supports wireless interactive multimedia services and real-time applications such as video telephony, video surveillance and mobile VoIP. Uralwestcom JSC is held by RTDC (Russian Telecommunications Development Corporation), an investment holding company.
03/26/08CommAgility Announces High-Performance Signal Processing Module for Wireless Baseband Applications
03/26/08 - CommAgility announced its new AMC-6487C, an Advanced Mezzanine Card offering unprecedented signal processing performance and bandwidth in a highly compact package. The first single width, full-height AdvancedMC card to be based on Texas Instruments Incorporated's (TI) multicore TMS320TCI6487 digital signal processor (DSP), it is designed to give OEMs the performance and I/O connectivity required for wireless baseband and other processing-intensive applications such as WiMAX and Long Term Evolution of 3GPP (LTE).
03/26/08Azimuth 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.
03/26/08Exatel Partners With Proximetry & Tranzeo to Deliver Innovative WiMAX Services to Business, Municipal Users Throughout Poland
03/26/08 - Exatel S.A. announced that it will deliver innovative WiMAX services to business, municipal, and other users using software and equipment from Proximetry, the technology leader in real-time wireless network and performance management solutions, and equipment from Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT), a premier manufacturer of high-performance wireless broadband solutions. The next generation WiMAX network architecture uses Tranzeo's carrier-class TR-WMX-3.5-pBS 3.5GHz pico Base Stations and TR-WMX-3.5 Subscriber Units both powered by Proximetry's AirSync TM intelligent provisioning and management software to control and manage the users, devices, and services on the network. AirSync has an open architecture that can be extended and integrated to support other wireless and wireline elements in the carrier network. Exatel's initial network rollout will focus on three major cities in Poland with deployments in over 20 cities by the end of 2008.
03/26/08Elfiq Launches New Link Load Balancers for Small and Medium Sized Organizations
Elfiq Networks, a growing leader in the development of innovative bandwidth management and network security solutions, today announced the launch of its new Link LB-550E and Link LB1100E Load Balancers that will aim to deliver a high degree of internet throughput and fast performance -- even when the unit's power goes down -- thanks to the LAN Failsafe feature included on all E-Series units.
03/26/08European Operators to Start Using Current Analysis' Telecom Equipment Buyers Guide
Current Analysis has announced an industry partnership with ETIS -- a member-based organization comprised primarily of European incumbent telecom operators across Western and Eastern Europe. The mission of ETIS is to enable its members to improve their business performance by personal exchange of information on using information and communication technology effectively. Current Analysis will provide ETIS members complimentary access to its Telecom Equipment Buyers guide, enabling qualified telecom equipment purchasers and executives to make strategic buying decisions on an ongoing basis.
03/21/08Motorola 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.
03/21/08Free 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.
03/19/08Redline'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.
03/19/08wi-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.
03/17/08Altair 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.
03/14/08Wightcable 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.
03/13/08Airspan 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.
03/11/08Altair 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.
03/10/08Alvarion 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.
03/10/08ANADIGICS 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.
03/10/08MobileMonday Toronto Returns With "Mobile Moguls Looking for Money"
MobileMonday Toronto, the mobile industry networking group, will hold their second annual Venture Capital panel, with prospective mobile entrepreneurs pitching their business ideas to some of Canada's leading Venture Capital companies.
03/07/08SonicsWM 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.
03/07/08Beceem'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.
03/05/08Tata 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.
03/03/08Nearing 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.
02/29/08Infonetics Research: WiMAX equipment market up 46% in 2007, forecast to hit $7.7B in 2011
The WiMAX market sequentially grew 11% for the quarter and 46% for the year, with worldwide sales of fixed and mobile WiMAX equipment hitting just under $800 million in 2007, says Infonetics Research in its latest "WiMAX and Mesh Network Equipment and Devices" report.
02/27/08Fractal Antenna Systems' Small, Wall-Mounted In-Building Broadband Wireless Antenna Delivers Wideband Performance and Solves Installation Issues
Fractal Antenna Systems, Inc. announced a new Universal Access Surface Mounted (UASM) Antenna delivering wideband performance in a thin, compact unit for distributed antenna applications. The UASM Antenna's form factor solves a number of installation issues for integrators, including the ability to mount to walls and other hard surfaces that prevent the use of through holes.
02/27/08Airspan 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.
02/25/08PuntoNet 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.
02/25/08Ulusnet 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.
02/25/08Airspan's WiMAX Broadband Wireless Solutions Selected by Agile Communications to Provide High-Speed Internet Access in Australia
Airspan Networks Inc. (NASDAQ: AIRN) announced that its MicroMAX 3.4 GHz base stations and corresponding ProST subscriber terminals have been selected by Agile Communications, a regional telecommunications service company that is part of the Internode group. Internode is one of Australia's leading nationwide broadband service providers. In addition to metropolitan broadband service provision across Australia, the company has been designing and rolling out innovative and sustainable broadband and voice services in regional South Australia for more than 7 years.
02/25/08It'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.
02/25/08Elan 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.
02/25/08Portable 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.
02/21/08Airspan 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.
02/21/08Tranzeo 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.
02/21/08Galaxia 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.
02/20/08Siemens 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.
02/15/08Race is On Between Google's Android and LiMo's Linux-Based Operating System for Mobile Broadband Wireless IP Communicator Devices
The race is on: A consortium of 32 companies has joined a classic battle for primacy with their demonstration of mobile phones to compete with devices that will run Google Inc.'s awesome Android Linux-based operating system.
02/15/08Over 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.
02/15/08Nortel 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.
02/14/08Tranzeo 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.
02/14/08Redline 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.
02/14/08New Broadband Wireless Distributor to Deliver Tranzeo Wireless Products to Africa
Tranzeo Wireless Technologies Inc. (TSX:TZT) has partnered with Taurus Communications Ltd., a leading distributor of integrated wireless communications equipment to the rapidly growing areas of Nigeria and West Africa.
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