Intel to test WiMax in Asia by 2006

Intel plans to test its WiMax technology in Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines by the end of the year. The company said trials in Indonesia and Vietnam are set to follow in the second half of 2006. Intel expects to launch the technology commercially in Asia within two years. Intel has set up trials with over 100 telecoms world wide. The company has also been instrumental in KT's deployment of the technology in South Korea. Insiders expect South Korea to cement its position as a major wireless market with the commercial launch of WiMax at the beginning of next year.

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