More discussion of Wimax. It is noted that the channels will be split up so that users would see slower speeds going to a central service Therefore, mesh networks would be important to utilize more of the speed that is possible.
There is a deployment happening in Muskegon County which should be finished in 2007 The company has committed to providing high-speed Internet access at speeds of 3 Mbit/s at a cost of $18.99 a month. Faster, higher-priced versions of the service will be available to residents and businesses in the area, providing mobile broadband at bandwidths of 10 Mbit/s and up.
Here is a discussion on the economics and quality of service of the various wireless technologies.