Sprint and Samsung declare Mobile WiMax ready for commercial service

Posted by Digitimes

Sprint and Samsung Electronics have announced that a new broadband wireless network offering WiMAX has met Sprint's commercial acceptance criteria including overall performance, handoff performance and handoff delay. This key technical milestone has been passed after extensive evaluation both in the XOHM lab environment and with the commercial service network being built in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. area. Sprint plans on launching commercial WiMAX service in those cities later this year.

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