In the eyes of many, WiMAX is old news in the United States, marked by the decision of Sprint’s (NYSE:S) Clearwire unit to shift its focus from WiMAX to TD-LTE. However, Telrad Networks, which bought the Wi-Fi assets of Alvarion, just announced that its equipment will be used in a new 3.65 GHz WiMAX network being rolled out by fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) provider Hometown Cable in Ohio’s Darke and Preble counties. The network, which will provide wireless broadband service via Telrad’s BreezeCompact base station and a variety of customer devices, is software-upgradeable to LTE. Hometown Cable can provide “advanced and unique services to their customers with WiMAX today and LTE in the future,” said Ran Bukshpan, Telrad CEO. For more, see this Telrad release.
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