Feeds

Milton Keynes gets WiMAX

Wery wapid wireless

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

Milton Keynes will be the first place in the UK to enjoy city-wide wireless super-broadband.

Pipex, with the help of Intel and Airspan Networks, is setting up a WiMAX network which should be working within a month.

The same group has already tested the technology in Stratford-upon-Avon. It found it could provide almost symmetric speeds both inside and outside. Using external aerials, researchers managed speeds of 9Mbps up and 10 Mbps down, 1.2km from the base station.

The technology to be used in Milton Keynes offers faster speeds than ordinary wireless broadband and is easier to access from a moving vehicle - like South Korea's broadband bus.

Despite being a "New Town", Milton Keynes is hamstrung, because part of its phone network is made of aluminium rather than copper.

For this reason, it's not the first time the city has experimented with wireless technology.

Pipex says it will offer WiMAX in eight UK cities by 2008. ®

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.