Intel says WiMAX is here NOW

At an investor conference at its Silicon Valley compound, Intel CEO Otellini told financial analysts that he believed Intel can “triple the market for [its] products.” Part of this future success Intel believes will come from WiMAX. Sean Maloney, EVP for Sales and Marketing at Intel, said that there should be 650 million people around the world that will be under WiMAX coverage by 2010. The numbers would seem to support this claim.

Maloney noted that there are 281 WiMAX networks being deployed today, with an ecosystem that includes 29 companies manufacturing equipment for WiMAX network infrastructures, 15 companies set to deliver WiMAX radio chips, and another 19 offering baseband chipsets based on the IEEE 802.16e standard. Read More… [via wimaxday, by Intel]

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