The driving force behind the availability of wireless personal broadband services is the convergence of fixed and mobile telecommunication coupled with the media content industry. Many service providers are already positioning themselves to offer a wide range of next generation media rich applications and services.
These changes require new, advavnced technologies such as mobile Wimax to be deployed in order to provide affordable broadband connectivity to people on the go. They also place an increased demand on spectrum available to deliver these broadband services. Wimax Forum solicited the input from analyst firms Telecoms & Media and TeleCompetiton Group.