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Wireless Networking Communications Hardware

Companies Betting on WiMAX 106

Posted by ScuttleMonkey
from the takin-it-to-the-max dept.
PreacherTom writes "This week, two companies — NextWave and Clearwire — filed to go public and make their fortunes with WiMAX, a wireless broadband technology expected to make serious inroads into the telecom market by offering a high-speed alternative to DSL, Cable, and other current offerings. Market researcher Gartner Dataquest expects the North American WiMAX services market to swell from 30,000 connections in 2006 to 21.2 million by 2011. Could this be the new backbone of the mobile effort?"
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Companies Betting on WiMAX

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  • by fuego451 (958976) on Wednesday December 20, 2006 @02:38PM (#17315442) Journal
    My patented 'Wombat Wimax Relay Backpacks' will take care of this problem and our 'Wombat Relocation Program'(TM) will insure there are plenty of Wombats for the other six continents. We are still working on getting them to come out during daylight hours but our patented 'Ultra Female Wombat Estrus Scent' is showing great promise.
  • Re:Wombats (Score:3, Funny)

    by WombatDeath (681651) on Wednesday December 20, 2006 @02:55PM (#17315648)
    You may notice by my username that I anticipated this threat years in advance. I have intended all along to make my fortune by providing wombat-neutralisation services to the fledgling WiMAX industry.

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