- Will WiMax terminals reach a competitive price level with the current volume forecasts?
- Can WiMax provide the aggressively low Subscriber Acquisition Cost that is needed to penetrate low income segments?
- Is a WiMax Base Station cheaper than a HSPA or LTE ditto?
- If transmission cost is the prime cost driver for rural Broadband, and the Base Station typically take up only 15% of the cost for a cell site, why talk so much about the cost of the equipment?
- CDMA and WiFi never got a good automatic roaming standard. Will WiMax?
- Will WiMax terminals come in dual mode version is a sufficient number of models? Today virtually any 3G terminal also works on a GSM network.
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In fact the WiMax discussion has nearly disappeared in the Brazilian press. I guess that current service beats future promises. This is not to say that I don’t think that WiMax will make it self heard in the fight for a space in the sun when it comes to 4G, but right now 3,5G is getting prime time, and operators do their best to capture the head lines based on that.
But telecom regulators have to be aware that the success of mobile broadband could also spell trouble for the current roll out of the 3,5G family.
When it comes to it, this is not a technology game as some engineers and vendor try to make it. It is a retail make. Ask why Vivo in