Intel, Alvarion Take WiMAX Kit to Africa

Medford, Cassimir
November 2008
Red Herring;11/17/2008, p4
Trade Publication
The article unveils the plan of Alvarion to market a pre-packaged WiMAX kit in Africa. The kit, which includes equipment, support and training for carriers and nongovernmental organizations (NGO) to construct networks of wireless broadband cells, will allow African carriers and NGO to establish high-speed networks that cover 10 to 20 square kilometers in rural areas. Alvarion will market the kit with Intel's World Ahead Program. Such WiMAX kits will be launched at AfricaCom 2008 communications trade show, which will be held in Cape Town, South Africa.


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