The attention devoted to WiMax has not been welcomed by all telecoms providers. They argue that it disrupts their cosy world of smooth upgrade paths building on existing 3G technologies.
WiMax's proponents on the other hand argue that large boosts in mobile data speeds are required to support next generation applications, and that the telcos are dragging their feet.
In this video from Computing partner Netevents TV, we examine who is right now that real-world deployments of WiMax are starting to roll out. Who will win? Or will it be the usual, "everyone wins" compromise?