Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Intel Has WiMAX Project Underway with 24 Carriers Worldwide

Thirteen carriers worldwide are now deploying fixed WiMAX networks based on Intel's WiMAX technologies. Deployments include : Altitude Telecom (France), AXTEL (Mexico), BEC Telecom (Dominican Republic), Dedicado (Uruguay), Globe/Innove (Philippines), Iberbanda (Spain), Irish Broadband (Ireland), SferaNET (Poland), Mikkelin Puhelin Oyj and Savonlinnan Puhelin Oy (Finland), Telgua (Guatemala), Ukrainian High Technologies (Ukraine), and WiMAX Telecom (Austria and Slovakia).

Eleven more carriers are preparing to deploy additional Intel-based WiMAX networks by year's end. These include: Americatel (Peru), Call Plus (New Zealand), Chunghwa Telecom (Taiwan), DBD Deutsched Breitband Dienste (Germany), Digicel(Caribbean), Entel (Chile), Ertach (Argentina), Integrated Telecom Company (Saudi Arabia), Next Mobile (Philippines), and Taiwan Fixed Networks (Taiwan) and VeloCom (Argentina).

The WiMAX networks use Intel-based customer premises equipment from Airspan, Alcatel, Alvarion and Redline Communications(1).


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