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InfoWorld: MS backs high-speed frequency wireless standard

“The software giant said it is supporting the OFDM (Orthogonal
Frequency Division Multiplexing) Forum in which several companies
will back development of a single OFDM standard.”

“A forum steering committee has been created, the members of
which include L.M. Ericsson, Nokia, Philips Semiconductors, Sony,
and Wi-LAN, the companies announced Tuesday at a news conference
held at the Broadband Wireless World Forum here.”

“With rising demand for increasing the speed of wireless data
transmission and the growth of the Internet, the OFDM standard
is appealing because it sends multiple high-speed signals
concurrently on different frequencies, resulting in efficient use
of bandwidth and high-quality communications…”


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