NextWave Releases WiMax Chipset

San Diego-based NextWave Broadband said Thursday morning that it has begun shipping samples of a new WiMax chipset, which it is targeting at consumer electronics and mobile device manufacturers. The firm's new chipset includes a baseband Systems-on-a-Chip (SoC), along with an RFIC and systems software. The platform is designed to provide the ability to manufacturers to create WiMax terminals. NextWave is a developer of wireless broadband semiconductors.