After years of development and uncertainty, a standards-based interoperable solution is emerging for wireless broadband. A broad industry consortium, the Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX) Forum, has begun certifying broadband wireless products for interoperability and compliance with a standard. Explore the technological, business, and legislative challenges to successful WiMAX deployment in these TechRepublic downloads.Examine the history, applications, business challenges, and technical issues surrounding broadband wireless
Receive a high-level overview of broadband wireless concepts. Study its history, applications, business challenges, and technical design issues.Consider the emerging WiMax solution for broadband wireless
Take a concise technical overview of the emerging WiMAX solution for broadband wireless and evaluate the prospects for WiMAX performance.Explore the technical challenges that could impede WiMAX adoption and deployment
WiMAX holds a lot of social promise, but technical challenges could slow its adoption. Receive a high-level overview of the issues that could impede WiMAX deployment.Study the WiMAX physical (PHY) layer and the benefits and tradeoffs associated with its various modes
Investigate the nature of the WiMAX PHY layer and understand the various benefits and tradeoffs associated with its various options or modes.
Municipalities considering WiMAX have much bigger hurdles to overcome than mere technological challenges. They are also facing legislative barriers. Find out what social and government implications may exist for WiMAX technology.How Intel covered all of Las Vegas with a working WiMAX network
Intel's city-wide deployment of WiMax in Las Vegas exhibited speeds of 7 Mbps to 12 Mbps from throughout the city and even out into the desert. Learn how Intel pulled it off and how they view the future for wireless networking and mobile computing.