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Research and Markets: 4G Wireless Technologies Impacting on Traditional Wireless Infrastructures.

DUBLIN, Ireland -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Broadband Wireless and WiMAX to their offering.

To remain competitive, service providers must develop a wireless strategy that coordinates offerings and networks between their wireline and wireless broadband infrastructures. Advances in fixed wireless broadband standards have enabled service providers to extend the reach and speed of their high-speed services. In addition, the deployment of mobile broadband solutions such as 3G is inaugurating a new era in communications.

Broadband Wireless and WiMAX presents today's most viable broadband business models and market strategies, highlighting ways to retain customers while increasing profitability. Authored by professionals currently at work in the industry, this report offers a knowledgeable and in-depth examination of 802.16x (WiMAX) and 802.20; 802.11x (Wi-Fi) networks and WLANs; mobility, portability, and fixed services integration; and integrated wireless/wireline service offerings

The features of this report are as follows:

--Examines the impact of on fixed-line and traditional wireless infrastructures

--Offers coherent strategies on how operators can coordinate their offerings and networks between their wireline and wireless broadband infrastructures

--Explores the evolution of broadband wireless access technologies, highlighting their strengths and weaknesses

--Assesses the technical capabilities, deployment status, and interworking (standard) interworking - Systems or components, possibly from different origins, working together to perform some task. Interworking depends crucially on standards to define the interfaces between the components.  of emerging wireless technologies

--Discusses the use of fiber-optic components to support high-data-rate wireless access systems

--Compares the performances of different wireless networks in transferring multimedia applications

--Provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging WiMAX technology and all of its enhancements

--Analyzes the global market for WiMAX and broadband wireless access

--Provides a technical and market comparison of the Wi-Fi and WiMAX technologies

--Presents an in-depth discussion of Wi-Fi networks in which 802.11x is defined, cost and revenue drivers are assessed, and various business strategies are explored

--Discusses the challenge of selecting an effective OSS infrastructure for offering a carrier-grade Wi-Fi service

--Presents a general overview of today's WLAN See wireless LAN.

WLAN - wireless local area network
 world, assessing the challenges that are currently being faced and the latest developments

--Explores the internetworking of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, New York, A membership organization that includes engineers, scientists and students in electronics and allied fields.  802.11b WLAN and 3G UMTS networks

--Assesses the use of UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunications System) The GSM implementation of the 3G wireless phone system. Part of IMT-2000, UMTS provides service in the 2 GHz band and offers global roaming and personalized features.  3G technology in broadband wireless applications

--Examines the convergence of mobile or cellular networks with wireless enterprise networks

--Outlines some of the technical challenges that must be met to allow full coexistence between cellular and WLAN modes of operation

Featured Companies and Organisations


Alvarion GmbH

ATMEL Hellas S.A., Greece

Bell Canada


Booz Allen Hamilton Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., referred to as Booz Allen is one of the oldest strategy consulting firms in the world.[1] The firm formerly had two consulting divisions: WCB (Worldwide Commercial Business, also known as “The Commercial Side”) and WTB  

City of Fredericton, Canada

Corning Cable Systems

COSMOTE COSMOTE Cellular Operation System of Mobile Telecommunication  - Mobile Telecommunications S.A.

dBrn Associates, Inc.

DePaul University

Ernst & Young LLP

EuroWireless S.A

Finesse Wireless, Inc.

George Washington University George Washington University, at Washington, D.C.; coeducational; chartered 1821 as Columbian College (one of the first nonsectarian colleges), opened 1822, became a university in 1873, renamed 1904.  

Global Edge Software Ltd., India

Himachal Futuristic Communications Ltd.

Hughes Software Systems Hughes Software Systems Limited (HSS), previously known as Flextronics Software Systems Limited (FSS) now known as Aricent was incorporated in India on December 30, 1991 with Hughes Network Systems (HNS), a unit of Hughes Electronics Corporation (HUGHES), USA as its principal  

ICON Corporation

InfoMine of the Rockies, Inc.

Instituto Technologico Autonomo de Mexico


International Union of Radio Science The International Union of Radio Science (in French, L'Union radio-scientifique internationale - URSI) is one of 26 international scientific unions affiliated to the International Council for Science.  (URSI), Malaysia

Kocaeli University, Turkey

Lucent Technologies

MCI (1) (Media Control Interface) A high-level programming interface from Microsoft and IBM for controlling multimedia devices. It provides commands and functions to open, play and close the device.

(2) (Microwave Communications Inc.

Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Cairo, Egypt

Motorola, Inc.

National Telecommunications Cooperative Association (NTCA)

National University

Pronto Networks

RMIT University

Senza Fili Consulting

Shan-Tou University

Siemens AG, ICN ICN International Council of Nurses.  

Silicon & Software Systems

SOMA Networks, Inc.

Swisscom Innovations

Telenor R&D, Norway

The Nebrija University, Spain

University of Dhaka Coordinates:   


Waterloo University

Wipro Technologies, India

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