Intel turns to wireless broadband

SpinnerSpinner Birmingham, UK
edited July 2003 in Science & Tech
The chip giant Intel has announced plans to provide an alternative to DSL broadband connections, by means of wireless connectivity. The new plans will revolve around utilising products based on the IEEE 802.16a standard, allowing connection to wireless hotspots. Intel will be working with Alvarion to deliver certified equipment capable of utilising the new afore mentioned communications standard to its full potential.
"Intel is committed to enabling computing and communications anytime, anywhere, over any device, and we see WiMAX as a critical technology for making that vision a reality," said Sean Maloney, executive vice president and general manager of the Intel Communications Group.

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