Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350 and Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150

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Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350

The Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350 and Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150 are the family of IEEE 802.16e and 802.11a/b/g/n wireless network adapter that operates in the 2.5GHz spectrum for WiMAX and 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz spectra for WiFi. This adapter delivers up to 13Mbps¹ downlink and 3Mbps¹ uplink over WiMAX and up to 450Mbps Tx/Rx² over WiFi. This integrated module embedded in new Intel® Centrino® 2 processor technology notebooks provides flexible and convenient connectivity to both WiFi and WiMAX networks to enhance today's mobile lifestyle.

Product information

Get ready for the mobile revolution with WiMAX. WiMAX delivers rich broadband connectivity over a wide area to allow you to work, play, and stay connected in more places.

Features and benefits

WiMAX - Broadband Internet on the go

IEEE 802.16e-2005 Wave 2 compliant. Mobile WiMAX release 1 Wave 2 system profile ready
  • Broadband connectivity for rich Internet experience while on the go with open standards based WiMAX networks
Over-the-air provisioning, management and upgrade support
  • Activate and stay connected on broadband with minimal effort
Secure broadband connectivity
  • Peace of mind with secure access to critical information and applications when you need it
USB power optimization
  • Stay connected longer
Quality of Service and Optimized Handover Support
  • Enjoy better voice quality while on the move
Intel® PROSet Wireless WiMAX Connection Utility v1.0
  • Scan for and securely connect to WiMAX networks

Wi-Fi Performance

Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5350
  • Enjoy fast file transfers and step up your productivity with Up to 450 Mbps of Bandwidth²
  • Business and Home users can effortlessly tackle today's voice, video, and data applications and be prepared for multimedia applications of the future
  • Wirelessly backup your entire system to a Server
  • Stream High Definition (HD) video throughout the Home with Bandwidth to spare for other applications
Intel® WiMAX/WiFi Link 5150
  • Up to 300 Mbps of Receive Bandwidth° results in a 5x Bandwidth increase° compared to legacy 802.11a/b/g solutions
Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology
  • Provides higher data rates compared to 802.11a/b/g solutions through the use of multiple antennas to transmit and receive data
  • Helps ensure more consistent coverage throughout the enterprise and home resulting in a more enjoyable user experience
Up to 2x greater range¹
  • Enable better wireless reception for greater bandwidth at farther distances
  • Reduce the number of "dead zones", dropped data packets, and network re-connects, helping to dramatically improve connectivity throughout the home
Industry-leading power consumptionΦ
  • Reduced WLAN power consumption results in longer platform battery life for greater utility, enjoyment, and convenience
Dual-band, quad-mode solution (802.11a/b/g/n)
  • Operates in the 2.4 GHz and 5.0 GHz band resulting in maximum compatibility with today's installed base of legacy 802.11a/b/g networks in the enterprise and in the home
  • Connect with confidence to the Internet via the millions of Wi-Fi hotspots around the world
Wireless support for Intel® Active Management Technology§
  • Provides IT managers the capability to remotely discover, heal, and protect laptops regardless of the functional state of the operating system
  • Manage and troubleshoot laptops even in a standby or hibernate state resulting in reduced on-site support cost
Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software± v.12.0
  • Feature-rich and easy to use application that supports legacy and 802.11a/b/g/n features on Microsoft Windows XP* and Microsoft Windows Vista*
  • Simplifies client deployments and enables remote management of wireless settings and profiles
Advanced security via 802.11iΦ
  • Increased security via support of the Advanced Encryption StandardΦ (AES) block cipher technology ensures that enterprise and home networks are protected from unauthorized access and intrusion
  • Retail (Credit Card Processing)
  • Government standards: Federal Information Processing Standard and Federal Information Security Management Act


Connect with Intel® Centrino® processor technology program
  • Maximum compatibility is ensured when using a laptop based on Intel® Centrino® processor technology and 3rd party access points (sometimes known as wireless routers) that have the Connect with Intel® Centrino® processor technology validated to provide optimum performance for today's mobile lifestyle
Cisco Compatible Extensions* v.4
  • Helps prevent delays in VoIP calls when roaming between access points
  • Enables improved network diagnostics to aid in IT management and troubleshooting

Related products

Intel® Centrino® 2   Intel® Centrino® 2 with vPro™ technology

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