back to article WiMAX Forum runs up white flag, concedes 4G battle to LTE

The WiMAX forum, on the losing side in the race to 4G, has given up on WiMAX 2.0 and is instead promoting integration with LTE - or "the competition" as it used to be known. Not that one would guess that from the press release, which talks a lot about "harmonization" and "coexistence" with WiMAX's now dominant competitor, but …

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Subtitle says it all!

a project without products or customers coat-tails one with some and some. Will anyone notice?

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Anonymous Coward

I've never used WiMAX but I know it's not as good.

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"Intel backed it heavily"

Did anybody else?

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Does this mean the end of WiMAX

Whilst the announcement effectively ends the WiMAX Forum's aspirations to be the 4G technology, it does leave the door open for 'fixed' deployments of WiMAX ie. city-wide utility networks.

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Only 5 years ago...

I was (as a Nokia trainer) offered the choice between teaching/training WiMax or 3G. Even then, it was bleeding obvious WiMax had no future. I chose to train 3G. (Didn't help...still got kicked out...)

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