WiMAX Forum embraces TD-LTE


The WiMAX Forum has agreed to integrate elements of the TD-LTE standard into the platform; effectively joining forces with the technology that once its major rival, according to a report on Rethink Wireless. The move is seen as a tacit admission that the telecoms world has moved on from the WiMAX standard.

Femtos extend reach into WiMAX territory

WiMAX femtocells would enhance coverage and capacity inside buildings

The Femto Forum joined forces with the WiMAX Forum on Thursday, publishing the first standard designed to bring both networking technologies closer together.

WiMAX helps to close digital divide in US

WiMAX helps to close digital divide in US

WiMAX related proposals accounted for one quarter of the applications for broadband stimulus funds in the US, to be made available by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Department of Agriculture.

WiMAX operators want WiMAX Forum certified devices

WiMAX operators want WiMAX Forum certified devices

The overwhelming majority of WiMAX operators require devices to be WiMAX Forum certified.

WiMAX Forum® Global Congress Brings the Top Industry Leaders Together Under One Roof

Today the WiMAX Forum announced its second annual WiMAX Forum Global Congress event, on 2nd-3rd June 2009 at the RAI in Amsterdam.

WiMAX Forum® Congress Announces Speakers for WiMAX Forum Congress Asia

PORTLAND, Ore. – April 21, 2009 – The WiMAX Forum® today announced the keynote speakers for WiMAX Forum Congress Asia Conference and Exhibition in Singapore on April 28 – 29, 2009. Part of WiMAX Forum’s series of global tradeshows, the event is the largest and most successful WiMAX event in the region.

WiMAX Forum® Congress Asia to feature revolutionary product offerings and showcases

PORTLAND, Ore. – April 16, 2009 – The WiMAX Forum® today announced that a Live WiMAX™ Tour will be held at the upcoming WiMAX Forum Congress Asia. Highly regarded as the leading, dedicated event for industry companies in the region, the WiMAX Forum Congress Asia will take place on April 28 – 29 at the Suntec International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Singapore.

WiMAX Forum taps Clearwire expertise

WiMAX Forum taps Clearwire expertise

The WiMAX Forum has launched an interoperability testing (IOT) certification programme, which will leverage Clearwire’s commercial WiMAX network experience to further ensure product interoperability in the 2.5GHz spectrum band.

WiMAX Forum launches global roaming programme

To help stimulate WiMAX usage further, the WiMAX Forum has launched its global roaming programme. This allows operators and vendors to easily obtain the information required to establish WiMAX roaming services. The programme has several components, including:  technical specifications, a test plan, a roaming contract template and a guide to follow when implementing roaming. “Member [...]

WiMAX Forum predicts user surge

The WiMAX Forum predicts there will be 133 million WiMAX users by 2012 with Asia expected to grab the lion’s share (45 percent).