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Intel introduces wireless BG chip

Intel Corp. today introduced the Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG network connection, enabling both 802.11b and 802.11g w...


January 15, 2004  


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Intel Corp. today introduced the Intel PRO/Wireless 2200BG network connection, enabling both 802.11b and 802.11g wireless networking capabilities.

According to the company, the technology delivers a new level of wireless network performance for notebook PCs based on Intel Centrino mobile technology.

The 2200BG network connection is a standards-based and Wi-Fi certified wireless local area network (WLAN) product that allows up to 54 million bits of data to be transferred per second.

It’s also software upgradeable, which means it can support future security and other service enhancements, Intel said.

"The improved performance of 802.11g combined with strong power management features help deliver leading connectivity capabilities across a wide range of Wi-Fi certified access points," said Jim Johnson, Intel vice president and general manager of the Wireless Networking Group said.

"Standards-based solutions are critical to ensure Wi-Fi capable devices work across a variety of networks, ensuring a high-quality, consistent user experi