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We've heard a lot of talk about WiMax, the Wi-Fi that can go for miles and miles, and now MobiTV is demonstrating its first implementation in a WiMax broadcast network. Engineers were transmitting TV signals from just a few feet away, but this techno-demo shows us what it'll be like at the end of 2007 when Sprint springs the WiMax service on us all.

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Transmitted to a couple of UMPCs (pictured above), that 640x480 video looked crisp and smooth with nary a dropped frame. Of course, WiMax will be good for far more than just watching TV, too. Promising tech.

MobiTV Demonstrates First Ever Mobile WiMAX Broadcast TV Service [MobiBlu]