A WiMax Breakthrough in India

Tata Communications unveils an ambitious plan to become global leader in wireless broadband by launching the world's largest commercial network
A new nationwide wireless broadband network will soon make online access faster for millions of Indians like Sujatha, a resident in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad who reguarly trades stocks on her laptop. NOAH SEELAM/AFP/Getty Images

India is about to become the frontier for high-speed, mobile Internet connections. On Mar. 4, India's Tata Communications , an emerging broadband player, announced the countrywide rollout of a commercial WiMax network, the largest anywhere in the world of the high-speed, wireless broadband technology.

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