Motorola unveils new 802.16e Wave 2-ready WiMAX devices

Motorola unveils new 802.16e Wave 2-ready WiMAX devices

TELECOMWORLDWIRE-8 February 2008-Motorola unveils new 802.16e Wave 2-ready WiMAX devices(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD

Two new 802.16e Wave 2-ready WiMAX devices have been unveiled by communications solutions provider Motorola Inc (NYSE:MOT), intended to bring higher data rates to end users, at a lower cost.

Motorola said the new PCCw 200 PC card can support 2.5GHz and 3.5GHz on one card, providing access to nomadic and mobile connectivity for users, with global roaming capabilities. It is due to be available for commercial deployment in the second quarter of this year.

According to Motorola, its desktop CPEi 750 provides a second generation WiMAX 802.16e-compliant wireless broadband modem with fixed, wireless broadband connections to support bandwidth, intensive, media rich applications.

The CPEi 750 features one data and two VoIP/ATA ports and is available in 2.5GHz and 3.5GHz, with plug-and-play functionality, serving as a compact communications centre for advanced home communication. It is expected to be available by mid-2008.

The company confirmed its new Wave 2-ready devices succeed its currently available offering, which includes the PCCw 100 PC card, the data-only CPEi 100 and the outdoor CPEo 400.

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