Mr. Akio Nozaka, President of 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. Through this demonstration at CEATEC, we aim to show the excellences of new world by Mobile WiMAX, in cooperation with Samsung." he added.
WiMAX 2 based on IEEE 802.16m standard enables more efficient, faster, and more converged data communications. WiMAX 2 provides strong integration compatibility with deployed Mobile WiMAX solutions. It also allows current Mobile WiMAX operators to migrate their solutions to WiMAX 2 by upgrading channel cards or their system software. In addition, the subscribers who currently use Mobile WiMAX devices can communicate with new WiMAX 2 systems without difficulty.
WiMAX 2 standards are expected to be finalized by November 2010. Samsung is seeking to take the lead in its rapid commercialization and deployment and show itself to be a leading system and device provider for Mobile WiMAX. Samsung plans to introduce the first commercial solutions of WiMAX 2 in the end of 2011.