Intel, Nokia team on WiMax

Top chipmaker Intel will work with Nokia, the No. 1 cell phone maker, to develop WiMax-compatible technologies. The companies say they will collaborate in several areas, including mobile clients, network infrastructure and market development. For mobile devices and notebook platforms, Intel and Nokia say they will work closely to identify and deliver products that address the technology's unique power and performance requirements. They say they will also work on base station strategies to help deploy a WiMax network infrastructure that will provide adequate and reliable coverage. Additionally, the firms will engage in market development efforts to demonstrate to service providers and the industry how WiMAX can enhance data service capabilities of the network while complementing existing 3G networks.

For more on the Intel/Nokia WiMax team effort:
- read this Nokia press release