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Europe's First Mobile WiMax Network Launches in Amsterdam

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Jun 17, 2008, 12:30 PM   by Eric M. Zeman
updated Jun 17, 2008, 12:32 PM

A private Dutch firm has launched a new mobile WiMax network in Amsterdam, Europe's first. It will compete directly against incumbent wireless network operators for mobile broadband services.

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Jun 17, 2008, 12:50 PM

How many of you said wimax would only be used in the us?

It amazes me how many self proclaimed experts think wimax is not going to be widely adopted due to things like lte. 🤣

Simple fact wimax exists and is working. You will see more and more people using it. Not because it is better then lte, but because it already exists and is ready for implementation. I predict some carriers may even use wimax as a bridge to lte. No data to back up that claim, but I still think it will used that way.
While I'm all for WiMax (waiting to see how Sprint does it here in the USA), just because it has showed up in Europe doesn't necessarily mean it will succeed there.

Like you mentioned, the other similar cellular technologies(LTE) are on the way, a...
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