Samsung demos 330Mbps WiMAX 2 in Japan

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TOKYO, JAPAN: Samsung Electronics Co. demonstrated 330Mbps mobile WiMAX at CEATEC JAPAN 2010 in Japan.


Samsung partnered with UQ Communications to develop WiMAX 2 trial system, based on IEEE 802.16m, and displayed full-HD 3D videos and 16 Full-HD videos on 4 LFD (Large Format Display) TVs.

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Akio Nozaka, president, UQ Communications, said, “It is expected that the demands for wireless broadband will exponentially grow. In this regard, the recognition of real worth of mobile WiMAX, a true 4G technology, will increase not only in Japan but also around the world.”

"As the demand for data bandwidth and speed grows exponentially, technology has needed to respond. Mobile WiMAX opened up the era of mobile broadband and is already component of many optimized solutions.” said Woonsub Kim, executive vice president and head, Telecommunication Systems Business, Samsung Electronics.

WiMAX 2 standards are expected to be finalized by November 2010. Samsung plans to introduce the first commercial solutions of WiMAX 2 in the end of 2011.