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Fixed Broadband Wireless CPE: The MMDS Market Emerges

Published: 16 October 2000

ID: G0092439

Analyst(s): Patti A. Reali


As more U.S. service providers ramp up market deployment of high-speed wireless Internet access services, dozens of new and existing vendors are lining up to deliver products and systems to the emerging fixed-wireless broadband access market with a focus on residential, home office, telecommuter, and small business services in the licensed MMDS frequency bands. This Perspective outlines the key technological issues and vendor CPE solutions presently available, and what lies on the drawing board and in the testing labs for future service rollouts.

Table Of Contents
  • Introduction
    • MMDS Growth Prospects
    • You Are What Your Spectrum Is
  • Technology Trends
    • Standards Issues
    • Opposing Camps Emerge
    • MMDS CPE Vendor Lineup
  • Dataquest Perspective

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