Enabling Technology

Enabling technology partners provide the fundamental building blocks of PacketMAX products. Key enabling technology partners are supplying the latest system on chip advances for 802.16-2004 fixed, indoor, and 802.16e-2005 mobile WiMAX-based mobile solutions.

Fujitsu Microelectronics America, Inc. (FMA) leads the industry in innovation. FMA provides high-quality, reliable semiconductor products and services for the networking, communications, automotive, security and other markets throughout North and South America. As a founding and board member of the WiMAX Forum™, Fujitsu supports the standards development and compliance programs that are essential to successful Broadband Wireless deployment. Fujitsu provides performance-driven WiMAX solutions by leveraging the company's experience and expertise in the networking and communications markets.

Intel believes that WiMAX, with its technical and economic advantages, holds the key to the mainstream adoption of personal broadband. WiMAX is a key component of Intel’s broadband wireless strategy to deliver innovative mobile platforms for Internet connectivity anytime, anywhere. There is a substantial unmet need for very high-speed wide area Internet access to both fixed and mobile devices. Click here to learn more about what Intel, with its technical, economic, and ecosystem leadership, is doing to spur the success of WiMAX.

SEQUANS Communications is a leading supplier of fixed and mobile WiMAX silicon and software based on IEEE 802.16 standards. Offering both base station and subscriber station system-on-chips (SoCs) for both fixed and mobile WiMAX (802.16-2004 and 802.16e-2005), Sequans offers equipment manufacturers an all-in-one solution with full MAC and PHY functionality, enabling them to build a complete range of WiMAX network components: high-end and pico base stations, outdoor and indoor subscriber terminals, home gateways, and all types of mobile devices.

Founded in 1993, Wavesat Inc. is a privately held fabless semiconductor developer of WiMAX broadband wireless network chips and development tools. As a market leader, Wavesat has released the first WiMAX chip in the world. It offers silicon solutions to allow system manufacturers and operators to deploy WiMAX fixed wireless networks now and transition smoothly to WiMAX 802.16e mobility technology in the future.

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