Linked by David Adams on Sat 17th May 2008 03:29 UTC, submitted by estherschindler
Internet & Networking A CIO article examines why WiMax will be very popular among corporate IT managers. In a nutshell, because of its longer range and its presumed wide adoption, it will be cheaper and easier to maintain a WiMax network for a large office than a Wi-Fi one.
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RE: Comment by Soulbender
by csixty4 on Sun 18th May 2008 15:14 UTC in reply to "Comment by Soulbender"
csixty4
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2007-10-08

WiMax isn't a WiFi competitor. WiMax is supposed to compete with networks like PCS and EDGE, which do have vendor lock-in and a shortage of manufacturers & devices.

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RE[2]: Comment by Soulbender
by Soulbender on Mon 19th May 2008 03:19 in reply to "RE: Comment by Soulbender"
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2005-08-18

WiMax isn't a WiFi competitor.


Of course it isn't but that's what the article says it is.

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