Wi-Fi

Photos: WiMax in the Amazon Basin

Intel brought WiMax broadband to the Parintins island in Brazil's Amazon Basin, networking hospitals so local doctors and patients can speak with specialists to get a deeper diagnosis. Broadband isn't just about downloading videos, after all.

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