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Sep 26 2007   9:42PM GMT

Cable companies driving WiMAX and WiFI



Posted by: Tom Nolle
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Cabling
Wi-Fi
WiMAX

September 26 2007: The cable companies, in a number of geographies, are deploying both WiMAX and WiFi services with some indication of success, in contrast to the apparent difficulties being experienced by municipal WiFi networks. The success here, we believe, is likely due to the fact that in these applications an incumbent is using wireless to drive extensions to the basic service set rather than by an emerging player to enter the market. However, there are some indicators that even the emerging-player municipal WiFi activity may be stabilizing as the need for a more thorough consideration of a business model is recognized and such refined changes are applied. We believe that wireless and wireline incumbents, partly due to UMA-based or IMS-based FMC, will drive greater use of both WiMAX and WiFi.

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