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September 2008 Blog Posts (12)

Future of Mobile WiMAX Network in USA after the Sept 30 Launch

Sprint’s WiMAX Network XOHM officially launches on 8th October 2008

The Mobile WiMAX network of Sprint, XOHM, is now officially being launched on the 8th of October 2008 at Baltimore. The announcement of the official launch comes after many delays and postponed launches for the network for a variety of reasons. The wait is finally over, with the network already “running” and providing performance as expected.

While there are many Mobile WiMAX networks in operation… Continue

Added by Amitabh Kumar on September 30, 2008 at 8:48am — No Comments

Sprint Nextel Launches its Mobile WiMAX Service XOHM ( Finally!)

Sprint Nextel WiMAX Service XOHM Now Launched !
Sept 30,2008
One of the most awaited events of the year has now happened. The XOHM service, which was being seen as now ON and now OFF, has finally emerged from the veils. This is the first 4G launch in the USA with $30 monthly plans and speeds of 3-5 Mbps as of now.
Expect to see new cool applications soon!


Added by Amitabh Kumar on September 30, 2008 at 8:44am — 1 Comment

Interference Issues on "C" Band

A business partner in Africa owns a 2.4m "C" band antenna that he utilizes for VOIP and Internet services. About a week ago, Wimax was introduced in the City where he lives. Indeed, the Wimax base station is about 1km away from his location. He has since been experiencing interference - scpc errors. Anyone with some ideas and a possible solution?


Added by Simon on September 29, 2008 at 2:26pm — 3 Comments

If you are a US based 3.65GHz WiMAX Operator and going to WiMAX World...

Please attend the 3650 MHz Operators Lunch Meeting

* * * * *

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

1:00-2:30 PM

Hyatt Regency Hotel McCormick Place Chicago

Conference Center

Room 12, Sections C and D

2233 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Dr.

Chicago, IL 60606

* * * * *

This meeting will be hosted by 3650 MHz operators who see a need and an opportunity to promote and advance development of the 3650 MHz band, and to involve other… Continue

Added by Airpacket on September 27, 2008 at 11:58am — No Comments

Motorola announces WiMAX dongle for laptops

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fulfilling a promise of delivering high-speed, wireless broadband while on the go, Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) today unveiled its first WiMAX USB adaptor, the USBw 100. This thumb-drive-sized device is available in three versions to connect to WiMAX networks in each of the three bands approved for use around the world -- 2.3GHz, 2.5GHz and 3.5 GHz. The Motorola USBw 100 plugs directly into laptop computers to provide mobile and nomadic… Continue

Added by Dan Callahan on September 24, 2008 at 3:23pm — 4 Comments

It's Official: Xohm WiMax Launch Party is Oct. 8

After all the doubts, deals and delays, the biggest launch of WiMax services in the U.S. will become official on Oct. 8, when Intel, Sprint, Clearwire and others host a… Continue

Added by Paul Kapustka on September 23, 2008 at 7:27pm — 2 Comments

Multi vendor CPEs and Massive IOTests

We are back to proudly say that we have concluded a new round of IO tests with WiMAX ARBA500 - series BS. These BS work at FCC and ETSI ISM bands (5.4GHz and 5.8GHz), and we have tested them against three different CPE vendors with high success.

We have performed again quite massive IOtests with >30 clients per sector on 5.XGHz bands.

Added by Iratxo on September 15, 2008 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Indian Policies now recognize Mobile WiMAX as an alternative technology to 3G

The newly announced changes to the 3G auction Policy and the WiMAX spectrum auctions now contains elements of recognition that WiMAX is not simply a way to extend wireless but an entirely viable and complete technology in itself. The recognition of the importance of WiMAX to be able to operate as an independent network providing voice, video and data services came in the form of doubling of the minimum reserve price for WiMAX auctions from Rs. 50.5 Billion ( $1.2Billion) to Rs 100.10 Billion (… Continue

Added by Amitabh Kumar on September 12, 2008 at 3:08am — 2 Comments

Great tool,sponsored by Wimax forum

A map of all the wimax deployments around the world.Click on them to find out who they are, what band,etc. www.wimaxmaps.org

Added by Kobe Wadsworth on September 10, 2008 at 1:06pm — No Comments

Boston, Philly, Dallas next for Sprint's WiMax

They're whoopin' it up at Sprint headquarters, as the Xohm WiMax folks there celebrate hitting an internal infrastructure deployment date well ahead of schedule. A confident and happy Xohm president Barry West spoke with us by phone Thursday afternoon for an update on the inaugural Xohm launch in Baltimore in September, as well as device, bandwidth and spectrum issues for both Sprint's solo launches in 2008 and the expected merged operations in the… Continue

Added by Paul Kapustka on September 2, 2008 at 2:16am — No Comments

ProVision Communications announces WiMAX and LTE network planning tool upgrade

ProPhecy upgrade enhances usability, introduces multiple basestation optimisation across an entire network

ProVision Communications has announced the release of ProPhecy™ 2.3, an important upgrade to its advanced network planning and optimising tools for both WiMAX and LTE.

The new version of ProPhecy™ enables the import and display of multiple basestation data from spreadsheets or other file types, allowing the user to work with multiple basestations on a single… Continue

Added by Helen on September 1, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

WiMAX and the Olympics

Entered on behalf of Elkana Ben-Sinai, CEO of Comsys Mobile

It’s great being back from my summer vacation and meeting up with everyone again.

As some of our Comsys employees will recall, when returning from my last summer vacation I shared my views on the benefits of the Mobile Internet and the “always connected” service (Subject: “receiving e-mail while hiking in the Tirol Mountains or boating on the Danube river..…”). My major complaints were the insufficient… Continue

Added by Helen on September 1, 2008 at 12:27pm — No Comments

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