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.


By Bill Detwiler

Bill Detwiler is Editor in Chief of TechRepublic and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the ...