ABI Research lowers forecast for mobile WiMAX growth

ABI Research predicts the global market for WiMAX services will grow five times its current size by 2015, but that number is less than the firm forecast a few months ago.

ABI said it scaled back its forecast for mobile WiMAX services by approximately 15 percent due to the fact that Russian operator Yota, a rather large WiMAX provider, announced it would begin deployments of LTE technology.

The firm said it now anticipates 59 million mobile WiMAX users around the world in five years and 12 million users by the end of this year.

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