Include WiMAX

One of the largest Internet providers in South Korea, has announced a tentative agreement with Apple to cooperate in the introduction of Apple products of KT WiBro (Korean WiMAX). The company has not been specific to publish details. If this were true, Apple should include a specific chipset in the iPod Touch to be compatible with WiMAX, and laptops could use some kind of USB key … Naveen Selvadurai often addresses the matter in his writings. if the chipset is not included in the new units that will be presented tomorrow. The choice of WiMAX is not, output, a decision globally and is more in tune with the environment of the Korean networks, but the official announcement yet from Apple from “The brick”, perhaps the Cupertino company surprised us tomorrow with the news that not only adheres to this standard from Intel, with whom he works very directly, but the device concerned popular, in fact, the first season of WiMAX on the planet.

WiMAX, an acronym for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (World Interoperability for Microwave Access) is a standard for transmission by radio waves last generation aimed at enabling the last mile data reception and transmission by microwave radio waves ( 802.16 protocol MAN – Metropolitan Area Network, Metropolitan Area Network) to provide concurrent access to multiple overlapping signal repeaters, offering full coverage in areas of up to 48 km radius and at speeds of up to 70 Mbps, using technology that does not require direct vision with the base stations (as opposed to microwaves). WiMax is a similar concept.