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Intel, Huawei to build WiMAX carrier-grade wireless broadband network

Posted: 24 May 2005 ?? ?Print Version ?Bookmark and Share

Keywords:huawei technologies? wireless broadband? wimax / ieee 802.16?

Intel and Huawei Technologies will cooperate in building carrier-grade wireless broadband networks supporting the new WiMAX / IEEE 802.16 standards and specifications. The companies will develop a broad range of high-speed broadband wireless technologies and lead subsequent developments in the broadband wireless industries.

Huawei is dedicated to the R&D of carrier-grade wireless broadband networks, and established the first telecom-grade WiFi network. It has also deployed end-to-end W-CDMA, cdma2000 and GSM solutions in more than 70 countries throughout the world. In the first quarter of 2005, Huawei developed an HSDPA communications network processor. The company will provide global customers with various kinds of wireless broadband networks to satisfy future requirements for broadband access.

Intel has developed chipsets and processors to support WiMAX networks. The company is also announcing the launch of its first commercial WiMAX chipset, Intel PRO/Wireless 5116.

Huawei plans to integrate Intel's 802.16-2004 chipsets into carrier-grade broadband network solutions, and roll out the commercial network in the fourth quarter of 2005.

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