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New Intel Wi-Max chip contains support for mobile networks

Intel Corp. has announced the availability of the WiMAX Connection 2250, the company's next-generation system-on-a-...


October 16, 2006  


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Intel Corp. has announced the availability of the WiMAX Connection 2250, the company’s next-generation system-on-a-chip and its first designed to support mobile networks in addition to fixed networks.

According to Intel, it is the industry’s first dual-mode baseband chip and when paired with the company’s tri-band WiMAX radio, supports all global Wi-Max frequencies.

Speaking at the WiMAX World conference this week, Sean Maloney, executive vice president and general manager of Intel’s sales and marketing group, also announced that Motorola Inc. currently intends to integrate the 2250 into its CPEi 200 Series of Wi-Max customer premise equipment.