Intel faces 4G predicament as WiMAX's star dims

Intel has been one of the technology industry's most vocal proponents of WiMAX. The chip maker is a strategic investor in Clearwire (NASDAQ:CLWR), and has been beating the WiMAX drum for years. However, Clearwire's testing of LTE, coupled with international operators' moves away from WiMAX, have cast shadows across the WiMAX ecosystem. Intel, for its part, insists that WiMAX is available now and has strong support from operators around the globe, and that WiMAX and LTE can coexist. Article


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