The WiMAX forum has certified the first products that use the 802.16-2004 wireless WiMAX standard.
The products were manufactured by Aperto Networks, Redline Communications, Sequans and Wavesat. They were tested at the Forum's certification lab in Spain, which opened in July 2005. According to the Forum, another 26 manufacturers have reserved testing slots at the lab.
The 802.16-2004 standard covers fixed WiMax which will support high-speed wireless access over long distances.