WiMAX product provides a path for data exchange between an end-user and the worldwide web. It is a standard based technology, which enables the delivery of last mile wireless broadband access as an alternative to cable and DSL.
To sell a WiMax product is to obtain the WiMax Forum Certification. The Certification marks the approval of the WiMax product to be introduced in the market. It ensures that products meet certain conformity and interoperability tests for the IEEE 802.16 family of standards.
A wise consumer will be interested in looking for a product that is WiMax ready or WiMax compliant, thus eliminating hassles on getting internet accessibility. In today’s world of mobility, wireless is the word that people on the go considers being important in their day-to-day activities.
Vendors who have been certified by the WiMax Forum are given the opportunity to register their WiMax product at the WiMax Forum Certified Product Registry. The WiMax Product Registry provides specific information of the Member’s WiMax Forum Certified products. It is designed to provide a quick access to vendors WiMax products. Search could be done through post of products, certifications by company or product category.
A product that is WiMAX Forum Certified is proven a product that is interoperable with other vendors’ product, which is also WiMAX Forum Certified among network operators. A WiMax Certified product allows flexibility of deploying broadband wireless systems from multiple vendors, reducing the overall investment risk and creating a price-competitive marketplace