Is WiMax 4G? Nooo…Yes

CNET has a nice, easy-to-drink article on telecom terminology perfect for this lazy July day. One of the terms they try to define is 4G.

In their jargon glossary, CNET includes WiMax and LTE under the “4G” umbrella, and specifically refers to Sprint “using an older version of 4G called WiMax”.

I guess you can say mobile WiMax or 802.16e is an older version of 4G.Continue reading