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UQ: “We definitely need WiMAX 2 to improve capacity”

Fumio Watanabe, CTO at Japan's UQ Communications

In this interview with Fumio Watanabe, CTO at Japanese communications provider UQ Communications (UQC) and executive director of its parent KDDI, we hear how Japanese mobile operators are fast running out of network capacity, how KDDI is using all of its access networks to distribute its own loads, and what plans its subsidiary company UQC has to launch WiMAX 2 services.

WiMAX ecosystem to maintain interoperability with WiMAX 2

WiMAX ecosystem to maintain interoperability with WiMAX 2

In the wake of the announcement of WiMAX 2, leading WiMAX ecosystem participants, including silicon suppliers, equipment makers and research organisations have announced their intention to extend interoperability of the platform while at the same time maintaining backwards capability.

WiMAX backers shed light on technology’s future

WiMAX backers shed light on technology’s future

WiMAX proponents continue to push the technology along, with a handful of backers this week announcing the next generation of the platform – WiMAX 2.

Beceem, M-Skylink unveil USB WiMAX reference design

Beceem, M-Skylink unveil USB WiMAX reference design

WiMAX chipset manufacturer Beceem and software developer M-Skylink have launched a ‘retail ready’ reference design platform for the development of USB-based WiMAX modems.

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