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Mobile Broadcasting with WiMAX by Amitabh Kumar

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PROLOGUE

MOBILE BROADCASTING WITH WIMAX

There are so many applications on the Web that are just pent up, waiting to come to mobile devices.

—Sean Malony, Intel Corporation

WiMAX is still in its early days of technology. Some believe perhaps too early to make any predictions about how widely the technology will be used and what its effects would be on existing applications. But mobile and wireless technologies have demonstrated a facet which appears a matter of fact today, but astonishing when viewed in hindsight. This is about adding 25 million mobile users in a month, a number which exceeded the total number of phone lines installed in many countries a couple of decades back. Mobile devices are now the workhorse of the new generation of “knowledge ...

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