Wireless Products
Intel® WiMAX Adapters
Do I need special equipment to connect to mobile WiMAX networks?

Special equipment is needed to connect to mobile WiMAX1 networks. A single Intel wireless solution can deliver both WiMAX and Wi-Fi* access to your notebook. Look for Intel® Centrino® processor technology-based notebooks with Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250, Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150, or Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350 embedded wireless adapters.

There is no need to set up an access point, as in Wi-Fi, or other access device. All you need is your WiMAX-enabled device and either a subscription or pay-as-you-go plan, and you can connect to a network maintained by a service provider offering WiMAX service in your area.

1 WiMAX connectivity requires a WiMAX-enabled device and subscription to a WiMAX broadband service. WiMAX connectivity may require you to purchase additional software or hardware at extra cost. Availability of WiMAX is limited; check with your carrier for details on availability and network limitations. Broadband performance and results may vary due to environmental factors and other variables. See WiMAX Technology for more information.

Operating System:

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition*, Windows Vista Starter, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Basic, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Premium, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Business, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Enterprise, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Ultimate, 32-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Basic, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista Home Premium, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista Business, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista Enterprise, 64-bit version*, Windows Vista Ultimate, 64-bit version*, Windows XP Starter Edition*, Windows XP 64-Bit Edition*, Windows XP Professional*, Windows XP Home Edition*, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition*, Windows XP Media Center Edition*

This applies to:

Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150
Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350 and Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150 products

Solution ID: CS-028910
Last Modified: 17-Jul-2014
Date Created: 06-Mar-2008
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