Advertisement Why WiMAX? by Om Malik Jun 20, 2005 - 9:53 PM PDT 3 Comments Good question, no good answers really! Advertisement Advertisement 3 Comments Jesse Kopelman June 21st, 2005 I always forget the “less than sign” causes problems. Jesse Kopelman June 21st, 2005 less than 100 kbps. This is not a big deal for downlink based activities like surfing and downloading large files and watching streaming video, but it may preclude two-way video applications and in some cases even VoIP and will make sending large e-mails an unpleasant experience. A need to support high-end two-way applications is a driver for building oneâ€™s own network, as decent uplink speeds will not be seen from 3G for another 2 years. Jesse Kopelman June 21st, 2005 This is something I said in an e-mail a few days ago: One thing to keep in mind about all of these services [3G] is that the upload speeds tend to be Comments are closed.