Telecommunications Industry News
Chipmaker, Intel Corp., continues to demonstrate its commitment to WiMAX broadband technology, investing in a 3G/4G global data roaming startup called Aicent Inc.
A Phoenix, Maryland-based wireless internet provider by the name of Altius Broadband, has began offering WiMAX service to a number of rural communities in northern Baltimore County, Maryland.
Ecuador's state-owned telecommunications carrier, Pacifictel, has selected Airspan's WiMAX base stations for use in a high-speed wireless broadband network.
Nortel Networks has won a contract to provide Russia's Comstar-United TeleSystems with equipment for its forthcoming WiMAX network in Moscow.
A major push by mobile chipmakers to embed 4G technologies into a wide range of consumer electronics will create built-in market demand for 4G services based on Mobile WiMAX and LTE in years to come, according to a recent report from Unstrung Insider.
Israeli-based telecom gear maker, ECI Telecom, has won a three-year contract to provide Danish utilities company, ELRO, with equipment for a nationwide WiMAX network.
Cornet-AM, the Armenian subsidiary of Russian telecom operator, Comstar, has built the Republic of Armenia's first Mobile WiMAX network.
Kirkland, Washington-based Clearwire Corp., which recently entered into a WiMAX partnership with Sprint Nextel, Google, and other tech industry giants, is currently the world's leading provider of broadband wireless access (BWA), according to a recent report by Maravedis.
The global market for fixed and mobile WiMAX equipment increased by a healthy 59% (sequentially) to $363 million in the first quarter of this year, according to a recent report by Infonetics Research.
Redline Communications announced this week that it has won a $5 million contract to help France-based Nomotech extend its wireless broadband network.
Wireless service provider, Sprint Nextel, will debut its WiMAX broadband offering in Baltimore, Maryland this September, offering download speeds of 2- to 4-Mbps under the Clearwire brand name.
Aperto Networks, a WiMAX equipment vendor, says that it has won a contract to supply NextPhase Wireless, a wireless ISP in Southern California, with base stations for a forthcoming WiMAX network in the 3.65-GHz band.
Published by TeleClick Enterprises
Edited by Jeremy Maddock