eWEEK Labs Wild Wireless Ride
WiMax Mobile Demonstration
Motorola's test network consisted of four temporary WiMax towers spread around the city. In just six weeks, Motorola was able to identify and acquire the rights to tower locations, then perform the deployment. Motorola representatives made it clear that the network was not optimized and that there would be some coverage brownouts along our route--they took what tower locations they could get--but the speed with which the network was deployed speaks volumes about the flexibility WiMax can provide.
At the International CES 2008 show in Las Vegas, Senior Analyst Andrew Garcia took WiMax for a test drive-