Future of WiMax

Gregory Hicks ghicks at hicks-net.net
Wed Jun 16 19:40:55 UTC 2010

> 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 
> 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?

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...)

Gregory Hicks

> ~Seth

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