Global - Wireless Broadband - WiMAX


Archived report. This report was archived in 2010 and has not been updated since. BuddeComm’s analyses of the WiMAX market finds that the future of WiMAX remains in niche markets and emerging markets. There may be some good fixed wireless opportunities for WiMAX in regional markets and opportunities for WiMAX also exist in the enterprise segment. In the emerging markets, the reason WiMAX is being deployed is simple: in most cases it is the only way to get a broadband connection. This report includes BuddeComm’s analyses of the future of WiMAX and includes recent developments. The report also includes WiMAX statistics and forecasts.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. The future of WiMAX
    • 2.1 Alternative to mass market fixed broadband - Failed
    • 2.2 Opportunities in regional niche markets
    • 2.3 Alternative to mobile broadband - Failed
    • 2.4 WiMAX remains a niche market product
  • 3. Recent developments
    • 3.1 Sprint/Clearwire continue WiMAX plans
    • 3.2 Commercial WiMAX to be used in Amsterdam
    • 3.3 Mobile WiMAX products certified 2008
    • 3.4 ITU includes WiMAX in IMT-2000
  • 4. Industry consortia
    • 4.1 WiMAX forum
    • 4.2 WiMAX Spectrum Owners Alliance (WiSOA)
  • 5. WiMAX statistics and forecasts
  • 6. Conclusion: WiMAX a boon for developing markets
  • 7. Related reports
  • Table 1 – Number of WiMAX subscribers worldwide – 2007 - 2008
  • Table 2 – WiMAX deployments worldwide – mid-2008
  • Table 3 – Value of WiMAX equipment sales worldwide – Q1 2008
  • Table 4 – Share of WiMAX deployments by region – Q1 2007
  • Table 5 – PMP for WiMAX spectrum by region – 2007
  • Exhibit 1 – WiMAX Forum

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Mobile & Wireless Broadband and Media
Strategies & Analyses (Industry & Markets)

Number of pages 7

Status Archived

Last updated 22 Jul 2008
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Analyst: Kylie Wansink

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