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Samsung Electronics joins WiMAX Forum as principal member

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has become a principal member of the WiMAX Forum.


December 28, 2004  


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Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has become a principal member of the WiMAX Forum.

The decision to join confirms Samsung’s commitment to WiMAX that promotes and certifies the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based on the IEEE 802.16 standards, the company said in a statement.

Samsung has been developing IEEE 802.16e based products for the commercialization in Korea by the first half of 2006 and for the delivery of WiMAX Forum Certified products to the global market.

The forum is an industry-led, non-profit corporation that promotes and certifies the compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products using the IEEE 802.16 and ETSI HiperMAN wireless MAN specifications.