Motorola's 4G Bet
For TelecomBeat, I interviewed Motorola's director of 802.16 products, and the person at SprintNextel responsible for evaluating 4th generation gear. The resulting story is posted here. An excerpt:
While Motorola is a manufacturer of 3G equipment, at least one team at the company is betting that some operators will bypass 3G and invest in fourth generation networks based on WiMAX. Called MOTOwi4 (the 4 stands for fourth generation), the group is leveraging the company's existing Canopy wireless data products, VoIP access devices, and Motorola IMS to enter the market quickly with a complete 802.16e solution for delivering broadband data and voice into consumer's homes.More on Motorola's plans, including a description of their CPE's and a comment from Sprint on TelecomBeat's website.