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WiMAX Frequently Asked Questions

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Why does my Intel® WiMAX adapter not work with my local WiMAX network?
Why is my Intel WiMAX adapter locked?
Who are the service providers Intel supports?
Which Intel® adapters support WiMAX?
Which operating systems are supported on Intel WiMAX adapters?
Where can I download software for my Intel WiMAX adapter?

Why doesn't my Intel® WiMAX adapter work with my local WiMAX network?
Intel only supports a few service providers in different locations worldwide. If your network is not on the list of service providers, then it is not be feasible to use the laptops with Intel® WiMAX adapters. Check with your service provider for other options such as a dongle that can be used with your laptop to enable WiMAX connectivity.

Why is my Intel WiMAX adapter locked?
This error message means Intel®WiMAX products are not approved for sale in your location and do not support local WiMAX service providers.

Who are the service providers Intel supports?
View the current list of supported WiMAX service providers.

Which Intel adapters support WiMAX?
Intel® Centrino® Wireless-N + WiMAX 6150
Intel® Centrino® Advanced-N + WiMAX 6250
Intel® WiFi/WiMAX Link 51501
Intel® WiFi/WiMAX Link 53501

1Intel no longer manufactures these adapters. There can be limited support available for these adapters.

Which operating systems are supported on Intel WiMAX adapters?
Microsoft Windows 7*, 32-bit and 64-bit
Microsoft Windows Vista, 32-bit and 64-bit
Microsoft Windows XP, 32-bit and 64-bit

Where can I download software for my Intel WiMAX adapter?
Learn how you can automatically download software updates with the Intel® Driver Update Utility.

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-033046
Last Modified: 17-Jul-2014
Date Created: 26-Dec-2011
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