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LTE Subscribers Surpass WiMAX in 2Q12, Says ABI Research
ABI Research's new findings on 4G subscribers, devices, and networks shows that LTE is making impressive progress in countries like South Korea, the United States and Japan. Conseq…

WiMAX Buenos Aires Operator Summit a Success across Latin America
More than 65 attendees and 14 operators participated in the 2012 WiMAX Buenos Aires Operator Summit event, making it a success across Latin America. The summit encouraged the parti…

NewNet Closes Initial Acquisition of Nokia Siemens Networks' WiMAX Business
NewNet Communication Technologies, which enables global telecom operators and equipment manufacturers to develop next-generation applications that deliver feature-rich, value added…

Cellphone-Mate Announces FCC Certified 4G WiMax Amplifier for the Sprint Network
Cellphone-Mate, a provider of cell phone amplifiers and accessories, is introducing the 4G WiMax amplifier for the Sprint network. The latest offering form the company is the only …

Sequans and AAEON Collaborate on WiMAX Tablet Project
Sequans Communications has provided the WiMAX chip inside the new AAEON (an Asus company) TOUGH tablet PC for KDDI Japan.

Gemini Communications Plans to Manufacture 4G Equipment in India
Chennai, India-based networking products and solutions provider Gemini Communications Ltd. is exploring the idea of setting up a 4G equipment manufacturing plant in India through i…

Clearwire Raises Another $734 Million for its LTE Network
Clearwire's goal of rolling out the nation's first wide-channel 4G LTE network became a bit more achievable this week when it raised a total of $734 million in funding from a publi…

Clearwire Underwriters Buy Another $52.5 Million Class A Shares
Last week, cellular network operator Clearwire Corp. announced plans to offer $350 million of its Class A common stock in a registered public offering. The company plans to use the…

Altai Technologies Completes Successful Commercial Trials of Super WiFi Solution in Rural Towns in North America
Altai Technologies, a supplier of Super WiFi equipment revealed that it has successfully completed trials of its end-to-end WISP solution with fiber optics and WiMAX operators in N…

ANADIGICS Expands Mobile 4G Power Amplifier Family
ANADIGICS, a provider of integrated radio frequency (RF) solutions, announced that it has released new WiMAX/LTE power amplifiers (PA) that are designed to offer higher linear outp…

Sprint to Invest up to $1.6 Billion in Clearwire
Sprint has agreed to pay up to $1.6 billion to struggling wholesale wireless provider Clearwire over the next four years, ending the near-term threat that Clearwire could run out o…

Sprint to Support Clearwire's WiMAX, LTE Services Under New Agreements
Overland Park, Ka.-based wireless operator Sprint Nextel and Bellevue, Wash.-based mobile broadband services provider Clearwire have inked new agreements with respect to WiMAX and …

Greenpacket Brings Mobility to California Schools
Greenpacket has recently revealed its intentions to deliver its WiMAX Pocket Modem MF250 to schools in California as part of the state's Digital Textbook Initiative. As a developer…

Pakistan's 'Gamer Generation' to Get WiMax Nationwide from Wateen Telecom
Wateen Telecom is on-track to deploy WiMax in Pakistan - becoming the first firm ever to offer WiMax nationwide and bringing explosive growth to the personal broadband segment, esp…

BroadHop Talks with TMCnet about Policy 2.0
BroadHop's policy control solutions enable telecom service providers to take control of their converged networks. The company has more than 70+ policy installations at service prov…

Sprint Makes Big LTE Move
Sprint executives say the firm will launch Long Term Evolution services on the Sprint network, using the 1900 MHz spectrum. Sprint also says it no longer will sell WiMAX devices af…

ION Video Application from Apprion Extended with WiMAX
A full spectrum of new enhancements to its video surveillance system has been announced by Apprion. Safety, security, compliance and operational conditions in manufacturing and ind…

KDDI Unveils Super-Slim Waterproof Smartphone with WiMAX for Japanese Market
Akihabara News, a Japanese weblog based in Tokyo, posted on its website that Japanese telcom operator KDDI has released its first smartphone for the Japanese domestic market. The K…

Augere Announces Rwandan Expansion; Gears Up For Bringing Broadband to Heart of Africa
Augere, a company committed to delivering 'broadband for all' to emerging markets, recently announced the expansion of its operations in East Africa.

ZyXEL adds WiMAX 4G Connectivity to its Wireless Router, MWR211
4G can be defined as fourth-generation wireless that offers faster data speed as compared to the third generation (3G). MWR211, a mobile wireless router developed by ZyXEL Communic…

ZyXEL Upgrades Mobile Wireless Router with Clearwire WiMAX 4G Connectivity Support
ZyXEL Communications, a provider of broadband networking, Internet connectivity and routing products, announced the launch of a free upgrade to its mobile wireless router, MWR211, …

4G WiMAX Devices from HTC Using Sequans Chip
HTC devices recently launched four 4G WiMAX devices in Korea and the United States, powered by the Sequans Communications WiMAX chip.

The Overhype of WiMAX and LTE
I've had a Sprint HTC EVO phone for over a year and the WiMAX service/technology has to be the most disappointing part of the deal. I suspect a lot of people in Verizon Wireless LT…

Viewsonic Keen on Releasing First WiMax Tablet by This Diwali
Viewsonic, provider of consumer electronics, industry innovation and enterprise solutions, has indicated that it is planning on releasing its first WiMax tablet, a 7-inch Android H…

WiMAX Forum Celebrates a Decade of Success
WiMAX Forum, which was formed by technology corporations and service providers to accelerate wide-scale adoption of Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) technology, recently celebrated …

Shipment of Mobile WiMAX Chipset Touched 15 Million in 2010: Report
Shipments of mobile Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) chipsets touched 15 million in 2010, up from 5 million in 2009, according to the 4Ggear Quarterly Report…

Clearwire Picks concrete5 to Rebuild Entire Web Presence
Concrete CMS, which develops next-generation open source solutions for Web sites, announced it is offering concrete5 to Clearwire, a major 4G WiMAX provider serving the United Stat…

Laird Technologies Announces New Wireless Dipole Antenna
Laird Technologies, a major player in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, has unveiled i…

Infrax Systems Unveils New WiMAX / LTE Base Station for Utilities and Rural Broadband Networks
Infrax Systems, a provider of unified Smart Grid-related products and services for the Energy and Utility industries, announced the launch of its upgradeable WiMAX/LTE base station…

TelePacific Communications Acquires Covad Wireless
TelePacific Communications has acquired NextWeb, dba Covad Wireless, a provider of fixed wireless broadband services in Nevada, California and the Chicago area. TelePacific is Cali…

Barrett Xplore Activates 4G WiMAX High-Speed Internet Coverage in Prescott and Russell
Barrett Xplore, a Canadian rural broadband provider that operates the Xplornet Internet Services, asserted that it has activated the 4G WiMAX high-speed internet coverage in the re…

IEEE Approves Advanced Mobile Broadband Wireless Standard 802.16m
To provide a future evolution path for existing IEEE 802.16service providers, IEEE-SA Standards Board has approved has approved IEEE 802.16m, an amendment to IEEE Standard for Loca…

Global WiMAX Equipment to Touch $6.9 Billion in 2014: Infiniti Research
The global WiMAX equipment market will grow to $6.9 billion in 2014. Investment in unlicensed WiMAX spectrum will be one of the key factors contributing to this market growth, acco…

CEVA Wins 'Product of the Year Award' by Electronic Products China
CEVA, a licensor of silicon intellectual property (SIP) platform solutions and DSP cores, announced the CEVA-XC323 communications processor, has been voted 2010 Product of the Year…

WiTech Unveils Freeware Edition of TEA|WiMAX with Support for WiMAX 2.0
WiTech, a provider of business case analysis tools for the planning of WiMAX and LTE initiatives, has launched a new freeware edition of its TEA|WiMAX, which is WiMAX 2.0 ready. …

Nexaira Networking Adapter HANA Select Picked by SpecialAI for 3G/4G Service Offering
Nexaira Wireless announced that its High Availability Networking Adapter (HANA) Select has been chosen by Special Applied Intelligence, a provider of next generation network and co…

Airspan to Deploy 4G Solution for Romania's Mobile WiMax Network
Next-generation wireless solutions vendor Airspan Networks has won a contract from Romania's state-run telecom carrier STS to deploy a 4G platform for its countrywide mobile WiMax …

Sprint Offers Google Nexus S 4G Smartphone with WiMAX Capability
Coming to Sprint this spring is the 4G phone from Google, the Nexus S 4G. This next generation smartphone is designed to offer unprecedented controls and services enabled by Google…

Craig Wireless Launches 4G WiMAX in California
Craig Wireless Systems, the FCC licensee for the Coachella Valley and surrounding areas, along with its operating subsidiary Craig Wireless Palm Springs announced the first phase c…

HTC EVO WiMAX Smartphone for KDDI Features WiMAX Chip from Sequans
4G chipmaker Sequans was the provider of the Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) chip for the HTC EVO WiMAX smartphone that was announced recently by the Japane…

ZTEC ZT844x Series RF/IF Digitizers Can Test New 802.11ac Standards and WiMAX Protocols
ZTEC Instruments, a provider of test and measurement solutions, announced its ZT844x Series RF/IF digitizers/baseband signal analyzers offer more instantaneous bandwidth to receive…

Infonetics Report Reveals 2G/3G Remains Major Mobile Infrastructure Event
Infonetics Research, an international market research and consulting firm serving the communications industry, released its new report, "2G/3G/4G (LTE and WiMAX) Infrastructure and…

AngelTrax Releases New Video Management Software Solution
AngelTrax, a designer, manufacturer, provider and sustainer of mobile surveillance for the school bus, mass transit and rail industries, has released a new video management softwar…

ACN WiMAX over Clearwire 4G Network Offers High-Speed Internet Access to Customers
ACN, a direct seller of telecommunications and essential services for home and business, has announced a partnership with Clearwire, a provider of wireless broadband services, to o…

Greenpacket Inks WiMAX Deal with Aptics Trading
Greenpacket, a developer of mobile broadband and networking solutions, has signed a WiMAX modem supply deal with Zimbabwe Internet service and VoIP provider Aptics Trading.

Entries Sought for INTERNET TELEPHONY's WiMAX Distinction Award
TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, announced today a call for entries for its Fourth Annual INTERNET TELEPHON…

Alepo Launches OMA DM Server for WiMAX and LTE
Alepo, a leading provider of enabling infrastructure for telecommunications service providers, has recently announced the launch of its latest standards-based OMA DM Server to ease…

MTI Wireless Edge Announces New Dual Polarity Two Feet Flat Panel Antenna
MTI Wireless Edge, a developer of cost effective antenna solutions for WiMAX, fixed wireless and RFID applications, announced the release of a new broadband 4.9-6.0 GHz 28dBi 2 fee…

Nokia Siemens Launches FlexiPacket Microwave Platform for Operators
Nokia Siemens Networks has launched a new FlexiPacket Microwave platform for operators upgrading 3G, WiMAX and LTE. The platform includes software that can be programmed to provide…

NGN Magazine Announces the 2011 NGN Leadership Award
Norwalk, Conn. (Feb. 7, 2011) - TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, today announces the NGN Leadership Award, …

Clearwire to Make Peace with Sprint Over Rate Charges
There appears to be a cease fire between Clearwire Corp. and Sprint Nextel over rate charges, as Clearwire Corp. is now more interested in expending its energy in boosting revenue …

Avago Technologies Launches New High-Gain Linear Amplifier Module for WiMAX
Avago Technologies, a supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, announced the launch of a new linear power amplifier module …

Sequans to Demonstrate LTE Chip Technology at Mobile World Congress
Sequans Communications-4G chipmaker, supplying LTE and WiMAX-announced that it is going to participate in the upcoming Mobile World Congress in a big way. At the event, the company…

PPL Electric Utilities Expands Smart Grid Network with Alvarion
According to a recent announcement made by Alvarion Ltd., Pennsylvania's PPL Electric Utilities is deploying Alvarion's BreezeMAX Extreme 3650 WiMAX solution as part of its smart g…

Pennsylvanian Utility Deploys Alvarion's WiMAX Solution
Pennsylvania's PPL Electric Utilities is deploying Alvarion's BreezeMAX Extreme 3650 WiMAX solution as part of its smart grid communications network.

ANADIGICS Intros Power Amplifier for WiMAX Customer Premises Equipment
ANADIGICS, Inc., a company specializing in radio frequency integrated circuit (RFIC) solutions, has launched a new power amplifier module, AWB7230, designed for use in WiMAX Custom…

Smart Grid: BC Hydro Selects RuggedCom's WiMax Solution
BC Hydro has selected RuggedCom's RuggedMAX WiMAX solution for smart grid deployment.

The Importance of Roaming in Mobile Communications
There are a number of different technology trends that emerged in 2010, but perhaps the most significant was the rise of mobile VoIP from over the top players. At least that is the…

Roaming Agreements Drafted at WiMAX Forum Global Operator Summit
With an aim to draft roaming agreements and bring consumers one step closer to true global roaming on 4G networks, 16 WIMAX operators gathered in Taipei this week for the first WiM…

WiMAX Operators Chart Out 4G Plans
Sixteen WiMAX operators from across the globe gathered in Taipei this week to draft roaming agreements and bring consumers one step closer to true global roaming on 4G networks.

Barrett Xplore Opts for Tellabs SmartCore 9160 Platform
Barrett Xplore Inc. announced it has selected Tellabs to power its national 4G wireless broadband network. The company, by the end of 2012, will be able to deliver affordable, reli…

E-Networks selects Aptilo to deploy WiMAX in Guyana
E-Networks Inc, the largest wireless broadband Internet service provider in Guyana, has selected Aptilo Networks, a provider of pre-integrated solutions for control of billing, use…

M2M WiFi WiMAX Android Embedded Wireless Portfolio Extended by WhizNets
WhizNets Inc., providers of highly embedded wireless solutions, revealed the inclusion of pre-integrated solutions for Samsung Mini2440, NXP mbed, TI Zoom2 and TI OMAP Beagle board…

Upswing Projected for BWA/4GWiMAX Subscriber Base
Maravedis is a global provider of market intelligence and advisory services focusing on 4G and broadband wireless technologies, as well as industry regulations and market trends. A…

Stud Auction Succeeds in Saudi Arabia with GO Telecom
From racehorse-crazy Saudi Arabia comes news that for the first time in the Middle East, GO Telecom "achieved a new technical record by broadcasting the 'Athbah' Auction online for…

Sprint Extends iDEN Network Agreement with Motorola Solutions
Sprint and the Motorola Solutions business of Motorola entered into an agreement to extend Motorola's support of the Sprint iDEN network for three additional years. The extensi…

When is 4G Not 4G? When 3G and Pre-4G are 4G
The International Telecommunications Union is not immune to silly political gaffes. When it recently defined "LTE-Advanced" and "WirelessMAN-Advanced" as the only "official definit…

ABI Research: LTE Deployment 'Slow but Steady'
Carriers across the U.S. and around the world are competing for bits of the 4G pie, with WiMAX and rival LTE offering varying peak wireless data speeds. ABI Research's "4G City by …

SNT Collaborates with KKE for QualNet Simulation Models
The development of QualNet high fidelity simulation models will be done by Scalable Network Technologies, Inc., or SNT in collaboration with Kozo Keikaku Engineering, Inc. (KKE). T…

4GWE: Sprint Selects Samsung Mobile as Infrastructure Supplier for Network Vision Program
Samsung Telecommunications America, the mobile phone provider in the U.S., has been chosen by Sprint as a key equipment and services supplier for Network Vision, the next evolution…

ABI Research: Over Two Billion of World's Population Covered by 3G and 4G Data Services
ABI Research in its latest report announced that there are currently over 500 3G network commitments, and over 300 WiMAX and LTE announcements worldwide. This equates to more than …

Acquisition of WiMAX 4G Solutions Provider Beceem Communications Completed by Broadcom Corporation
Acquisition of Beceem Communications, Inc., has been completed by Broadcom Corporation. An announcement in this regard has been by the top global company in semiconductors for wire…

Dublin Not Deterred by Recession, Embracing 4G
Recession-hit Ireland is still struggling to recover from the economic downturn, but this has not deterred Imagine, a home-grown company in Ireland, from offering 4G services. More…

WiMAX Service Provider AzQtel Announces Partnership with Prodea Systems
AzQtel, Azerbaijan's premier WiMAX-based service provider, entered into a partnership with Prodea Systems to enhance their broadband service offering with an app-store of new conte…

ID-WiBB to Launch Indonesian Broadband Roaming Facility
To encourage WiMAX growth in Indonesia, ID-WiBB has announced the launch of an Indonesian broadband roaming facility to serve "the many wireless broadband service providers through…

Elitecore Helps Augere Release Pre-pay Wireless Broadband on WiMAX Platform
Elitecore Technologies, a provider of business support system and core network session control software, has introduced a wireless pre-pay broadband service for Augere on Elitecore…

NTG Clarity Awarded New PO for Commissioning of 4G WiMax Network
NTG Clarity Networks, Inc., a Canada-based provider of networking solutions, announced that it received a purchase order from a telecommunications equipment supplier for the commis…

NTG Clarity Awarded New Purchase Order for Commissioning of WiMax Network
NTG Clarity Networks, Inc., a Canada-based provider of networking solutions, announced that it has received a purchase order from a telecommunications equipment supplier for the co…

Parts of Sub-Saharan Africa to Benefit from Alvarion's Mobile WiMAX Network
The mission of 4G Africa is to provide broadband wireless internet access services in chosen countries in sub-Saharan Africa, in order to help close the digital divide. To help it …

Africa ISP Deploys Aviat WiMAX
Direct On PC Ltd., an Internet Service Provider (ISP) in West Africa, will deploy Aviat Networks' StarMAX WiMAX Broadband system including base stations, Wireless Services Gateway …

Ceragon to Expand WiMAX-based Mobile 4G Broadband
Ceragon Networks announced that leading Nigerian Internet service provider, Direct On PC "DOPC" Ltd has chosen Ceragon's wireless backhaul solutions to expand its WiMAX-based "Unwi…

WiMAX vs LTE: Does it Matter?
There is a lot of debate about the future of WiMAX and the ascendancy of LTE. The LTE camp is proclaiming the wide adoption of LTE and the demise of WiMAX. The WiMAX camp are argui…

Tranzeo WiMAX Equipment Sets Foot in Spain
Nostracom Telecommunications, the first national fixed wireless operator focusing in the implementation of IP solutions in Spain, has chosen Aperto Networks, a division of Tranzeo.…

4G Africa Opts for Alvarion to Deploy Mobile WiMAX Network in Cameroon
4G Africa AG selected Alvarion Ltd., the world's premier provider of 4G networks in the Broadband Wireless Access market, to deploy the first Mobile WiMAX network in Cameroon.

Axxcelera Receives FCC Certification for ExcelMAX WiMAX Solution
Axxcelera Broadband Wireless, Inc., has received FCC certification on the ExcelMAX WiMAX solution, which is suitable for use within the full 50 MHz of the 3.65 GHz spectrum ranging…

Direct On PC Selects Aviat Networks' 4G WiMAX Solution
Direct On PC Limited, an Internet Service Provider (ISP) in West Africa, selected Aviat Networks' StarMAX WiMAX Broadband system including base stations, Wireless Services Gateway …

NYU-Poly, Rutgers University Partner Use 4G WiMAX Network for GENI Project
NYU-Poly and Rutgers University have come together for a project called Global Environment for Network Innovations (GENI). As more than 300 researchers from academia, industry and …

RF Micro Devices Introduces Portfolio of Broadband 6-Bit Digital Step Attenuators
RF Micro Devices, a major player in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, launched its broadband 6-bit …

ZTE Selects Freescale DSP Technology
Freescale Semiconductor's six-core MSC8156 digital signal processor (DSP) will power ZTE's flexible baseband platform for its software definable radio (SDR) base stations.

Bandwidth Intensive Mobile Services and the Importance of Backhaul
Wireless backhaul is becoming an increasingly important component in carrier network infrastructures as carriers must meet the demand for new bandwidth intensive mobile services.

Clearwire, Sprint Bring 4G Network to Big Apple
Wireless broadband service provider Clearwire Corp., and next generation wireless carrier Sprint have launched 4G WiMAX network in New York City, along with New Brunswick, N.J, Har…

Fanoos Telecom Selects Tellabs for 4G WiMAX Network
Fanoos Telecom, an Iraq-based licensed telecommunications service operator providing voice and data services, selected the Tellabs SmartCore 9160 platform to deploy 4G WiMAX servic…

Always On Wireless: Clearwire
Over the next few weeks, I intend to do a series of articles about the predicament of deploying the Wireless Internet. 4G is a marketing term more than a technology and as a result…

Aptilo Networks to Enable Fanoos' WiMax Network in Iraq
As the global leader in pre-integrated solutions for control of billing, user services and wireless network access including WiFi, WiMax and LTE, Aptilo networks will leverage its …

Antigua Computer Technologies Installs Redline-based Fixed WiMAX Network
The installation of a Redline-based fixed WiMAX network has been completed by Antigua Computer Technologies Networks. Remote and challenging bay station locations can be provided w…

Tellabs Enables 4G WiMax Services in Northern Iraq
Fanoos Telecom is using the Tellabs SmartCore 9160 platform to deploy 4G WiMax services in northern Iraq.

Franklin Wireless Launches New WiMAX USB Modem
Franklin Wireless, a provider of dual-mode WiMAX and CDMA modems for 3G and 4G wireless broadband data communications, launched its new U310 single-mode WiMAX USB modem, which will…

Acorn Technologies Integrates HellaPHY IP Core with Two Commercial Platforms
Acorn Technologies, an Intellectual Property or "IP" development and commercialization company, announced the integration of its chip-level IP core solution for 4G networks with tw…

Alvarion Expands BreezeMAX Portfolio of Base Stations
To enable customers to effectively deal with these issues, Alvarion, a provider of 4G networks in the Broadband Wireless Access or "BWA" market, announced it has expanded the Breez…

Nexaira Rolls Out High Availability WiMax Network Adaptor
Nexaira Wireless, Inc., announced the newest addition to its line of high availability routing solutions, HANA MAX.

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