Future of WiMax

Curtis Maurand cmaurand at xyonet.com
Wed Jun 16 15:41:38 CDT 2010


they've already claimed they'll probably switch to LTE.  They said it 
was just a software change to do that.  Of course the standard for 
actually placing a phone call on it (LTE) has yet to finalized.

On 6/16/2010 3:40 PM, Gregory Hicks wrote:
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>> Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2010 12:35:16 -0700
>> From: Seth Mattinen<sethm at rollernet.us>
>>
>> WiMax sounds promising, but I certainly don't hear a lot about it
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> other
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>> than Sprint/Clear. Is it just that everyone that's doing wireless is
>> sticking with relatively inexpensive 802.11 a/b/g/n products, or is
>> WiMax really a dead end?
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> Sprint/Clear certainly thinks it has promise.  They just put up a
> wireless tower just next door to my house in San Jose...  (Well, Clear
> actually received permission from the city zoning dept...)
>
> Regards,
> Gregory Hicks
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>> ~Seth
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