Nortel unveiled its mobile WiMAX portfolio, including new MIMO base station transceivers, access service network gateways, mobile subscriber stations and network management systems. According to the company, its MIMO-powered WiMAX solution can deliver broadband content for 1/10 the cost per bit of 3G networks. Products to be available by mid-2007. It demonstrated IPTV and IMS Services over WiMAX.
Motorola and T-Mobile Venture have invested in WiFi home networking company Ruckus Wireless.
Alcatel announces that it has added TISPAN capabilities to its IMS platform. Alcatel is also introducing two new platforms designed to expand the addressable market of its industry-leading IP portfolio with a twelve-slot, 400 G bps version of its highly-successful Alcatel 7450 Ethernet Service Switch (ESS), and a four-slot, 9 bps version of the Alcatel 7710 Service Router (SR).
Lucent has unveiled its new interactive multimedia delivery platform, called MiViewTV. MiViewTV is a comprehensive IPTV software suite, including core IPTV middleware, security and digital rights management, video/content on demand, service quality and operations support system (OSS/BSS) management, subscriber management, service orchestration, and content asset management and distribution as well as a unique “audience tracker” feature.
Huawei releases its SmartAX FTTx solution on Oct. 10 at the Broadband World Forum Europe 2006.
Siemens and Wavesat are collaborating on WiMAX Forum Certified(TM) solutions based on IEEE 802.16-2004 standard.
Nokia has launched a modular Flexi WiMAX base station, joining the already-rich tier-one WiMAX equipment player list.