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Wireless will only take up 3.6% of broadband, WiMax the most popular standard

Two telecommunications consulting firms, BWCS and Senza Fili Consulting, said Wednesday in a study that while fixed wireless services will only make up 3.6% of the overall broadband market in the United States by 2009, broadband wireless services will bring in revenue of $3.

Two telecommunications consulting firms, BWCS and Senza Fili Consulting, said Wednesday in a study that while fixed wireless services will only make up 3.6% of the overall broadband market in the United States by 2009, broadband wireless services will bring in revenue of $3.7 billion. WiMax looks to be the wireless broadband technology that will be most widely used, as major companies and industry groups line up behind it. Intel has been especially aggressive in backing WiMax.