Future of WiMax

J Wytt swank206 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 30 15:54:47 CDT 2010


They have not claimed this. The option to change is there if LTE
becomes a better long term solution but no one has said it will happen
(or even probably).

Either way, both technologies will continue to develop and both will
be viable players in the marketplace for quite some time.


On Wed, Jun 16, 2010 at 1:41 PM, Curtis Maurand <cmaurand at xyonet.com> wrote:
>
> 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
>>
>>>
>>> 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...)
>>
>> Regards,
>> Gregory Hicks
>>
>>
>>>
>>> ~Seth
>>>
>>>
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