Proxim To Ship WiMax Equipment In 2005By Channel Insider Staff | Print
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Proxim Corp. said Thursday that it plans to ship fixed and portable versions of WiMax technology next year through a partnership with Intel.Proxim Corp. said Thursday that it plans to ship fixed and portable versions of WiMax technology next year through a partnership with Intel.
Intel, which is developing WiMax (or IEEE 802.16) silicon for shipment later this year, said it will work with Proxim to develop bases stations based on the technology early next year, then develop portable solutions for shipment later in the year.
"We as an industry are headed toward the 'broadband wireless era,' and WiMax will play a key role in delivering on our vision," said Scott Richardson, general manager of Intel's broadband wireless division, in a statement. "The next wave is about portability, with people wanting access anywhere. Together, Intel and Proxim will enable people around the globe to use emerging services and content in their homes, businesses, and on the road."