Samsung Demos WiMAX 2 Supporting 330Mbps

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Samsung Electronics and Japan's UQ Communications are demonstrating WiMAX 2 based on IEEE 802.16m with a speed of 330Mbps. Samsung's commercial Mobile WiMAX base station is being used for demo at CEATEC JAPAN 2010, in Tokyo, Japan.

UQ Communications and Samsung are showing Full-HD 3D videos and 16 Full-HD videos on 4 LFD (Large Format Display) TVs at the same time using it's WiMAX 2 trial systems and device.

Based on IEEE 802.16m standards, WiMAX 2  is expected to be finalized by November 2010. Samsung plans to introduce the first commercial solutions of WiMAX 2 in the end of 2011.

"We strongly believe WiMAX 2 will deliver even richer communication services to customers while unlocking a potential opportunity for service providers," says Mr. Woonsub Kim, Executive Vice President and Head of the Telecommunication Systems Business of Samsung Electronics.

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