Like any new technology, WiMax faces challenges. But once these are overcome, this technology, especially the portable WiMax, has very exciting prospects of unwiring the high speed internet access technologies. Although it will not entirely replace incumbent broadband technologies, it will serve as a viable complement to them.
Texas Instrument (TI) has been actively involved in many 802.16 standards related activities. In addition, TI’s Wireless Infrastructure DSP and Analog product groups have announced products which support the 802.16 standard. For more information on TI’s products, visit http://focus.ti.com/docs/pr/pressrelease.jhtml?prelId=sc05045 or http://focus.ti.com/docs/prod/folders/print/trf3702.html