Motorola is set to launch a WiMAX USB adaptor, the USBw 100. The device will be available by Xmas.
According to DigiTimes a thumb sized device is sewt to be made available in three versions to connect to WiMAX networks in each of the three bands approved for use around the world – 2.3GHz, 2.5GHz and 3.5GHz. In Australia Motorola is talking to several carriers about the launch of the new device.
The Taiwanese web site say that the Motorola USBw 100 plugs directly into laptop computers to provide mobile wireless broadband connectivity, both indoors and out.
Motorola’s wi4 WiMAX USB adaptor has been designed with multiple antenna technology to provide reliable, high-speed connectivity in the various and unpredictable environments where users expect service, especially indoor home, business and coffee shop environments, as well as on-the-go in a mobile world. The USBw 100 delivers increased range and higher throughput when compared with single-antenna solutions. When used with Motorola’s dual antenna Diversity Access Point (DAP) /Wireless Access Point (WAP) 400 Series, both uplink and downlink performance are significantly enhanced.