Intel signs MOU to install WiMax infrastructure in the cities of Dalian and Chengdu

June 10, 2004

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DALIAN, China -- Intel Corporation Vice President and the General Manager of Sales and Marketing Group Asia Pacific region John Antone today announced agreements with the Dalian and Chengdu municipal governments to install innovative new technologies for delivering broadband wireless capabilities to the Chinese cities.

The memoranda of understanding (MOU) outline plans to deploy network infrastructure to take advantage of next-generation WiMAX* broadband wireless technology (also known as 802.16), which provides a wireless alternative for last-mile broadband connectivity to businesses and homes. Antone made the announcement during a visit here today. Specific terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

"Technology and Internet adoption continues to transform how business is conducted and how consumers communicate and manage information worldwide," said Antone. "By investing in advanced technologies and IT infrastructure, Dalian and Chengdu have the opportunity to lead the adoption of new broadband wireless technology. By bringing this capability to business and consumers, these cities will be able to enhance their competitive advantage through creative use of technology in an expanding global economy."

"Dalian is pleased to work with Intel to become one of the first cities in China to adopt and deploy leading-edge information technology and build the city's business competitiveness and long-term growth," said Dalian Vice Mayor Dai Yulin.

Intel Corp.

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