Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Siemens Introduces Wave2 WiMAX Card

Siemens Home and Office Communication Devices (SHC) introduced its Gigaset SE68 WiMAX Express Card based on the IEEE 802.16-2005 standard. It complies with the Wave 2 specifications, including MIMO (Multiple Input / Multiple Output) A and B, and supports beamforming.

The Express Card Gigaset SE68 WiMAX permits mobile broadband access at up to 20 Mbps. The card will be available in the summer of 2008 supporting the 2.5 and 3.5 GHz frequency bands. It supports the computer's idle mode, thus reducing battery consumption. The Express Card can also be operated via a USB 2.0 port or a PC Card port with the aid of an adapter.http://gigaset.siemens.com/provider

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