Cable & Telecom

Rogers, Intel, Redline, test WiMax

TORONTO – Ted Rogers’ Muskoka cottage took centre stage today at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco. His place on Lake Rosseau, about two hours north of Toronto, was tied into the conference using a WiMax-enabled Internet feed. WiMax allows users to wirelessly access broadband Internet. The WiMax connection was established using Redline Communications' RedMAX equipment, which incorporates the Intel PRO/Wireless 5116 WiMax modem silicon. The developer forum is a gathering of over 4,000 technology professionals representing 1,400 companies. The WiMax presentation was led by Sean Maloney, executive vice-president and general manager of Intel Corporation's Mobility Group. "Wireless broadband...