Network Computing is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

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 (, 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.

  • 1