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IEEE To Take WiMax Speeds Up More Than a Notch

The IEEE is working on a new fixed and mobile broadband wireless access standard that aims to increase speeds to 1 Gbps.


Can high-speed wireless technology like 1 Gbps WiMAX be a threat to landline broadband? NWC contributing technology editors Frank Bulk and Sean Ginevan play he-said/he-said on the NWC Daily Blog. Read their debate now.

802.16m (http://www.ieee802.org/16/tgm/index.html), which was approved as a referenced project late last year, is focused on creating a standard vendors can use to improve product performance to support future advanced application requirements.

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