Nokia's WiNot

5:45 PM -- Nokia Corp. (NYSE: NOK) had an impressive demo of its new 810 WiMax tablet at CTIA. The Finish wonders hauled 20 journalists 180 feet in the air on an eight-ton crane in order to show off "real mobile Internet" access on the gadget.

Just one problem. The demo worked perfectly smoothly, but it wasn't using WiMax but rather WiFi to get connected. To be fair, the Nokia folks cheerfully copped to that fact when asked, as there isn't a commercial WiMax network they can use in Vegas to get online. Still it was a little bit of a bump back down to earth.

— Dan Jones, Site Editor, Unstrung

joeshade 12/5/2012 | 3:44:25 PM
re: Nokia's WiNot Dan:

The thing is working with wimax. I'm using one right now.

Joe Shade

PS Yeah, yeah, I'm a Xohm employee.

PPS Yeah, yeah, coverage is everything (time + money)
joset01 12/5/2012 | 3:44:23 PM
re: Nokia's WiNot I'm sure the device works with compatible WiMax networks, I just thought it was funny that they were using WiFi to get connected on this demo that was being promoted as "the real mobile internet."

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