Sprint is the latest telecommunications player to lay the groundwork for testing WiMAX, the yet-unproven wireless standard for high speed metropolitan networks.
The Overland Park, Kan., telecom carrier is launching lab and field tests with Motorola on base stations, antennas and multimedia handsets in order to put the 802.11e standard, and its very high bit rates, through its paces. The company said trials would stretch into 2006.
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