Sunday, October 3, 2010

Samsung Demos 330 Mbps Mobile WiMAX

Samsung Electronics is demonstrating a WiMAX 2 system capable of 330 Mbps peak downstream rates. The trial system being shown at at CEATEC JAPAN 2010 is based on IEEE 802.16m technology.

The WiMAX 2 demonstration UQ Communications and Samsung shows Full-HD 3D video and 16 Full-HD videos running simultaneously over the WiMAX 2 trial systems and associated devices.

"Technology never stops evolving. As the demand for data bandwidth and speed grows exponentially, technology has needed to respond. Mobile WiMAX opened up the era of Mobile broadband and is already component of many optimized solutions." said Mr. Woonsub Kim, Executive Vice President and Head of the Telecommunication Systems Business of Samsung Electronics.

WiMAX 2 standards are expected to be finalized by November 2010. Samsung confirmed plans to introduce the first commercial solutions of WiMAX 2 in the end of 2011.

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