Apr 15

Intel Never Really “Got” Wireless Networks

Intel, which has gathered together key players to promote the use of mobile phone networks for data applications, may find the task harder than expected, but users should benefit eventually.

New alliances in the IT business usually mean there is something wrong with the present state of affairs. And Intel’s push to create a group promoting the use of mobile phone networks for data applications is no exception.

It is possible to use wireless networks for E-mail and other data applications, but it is not easy, says Johan Stratus of Directype.org.  And yet it could be, particularly in Europe.

Mobile phone networks have gone over to digital technology following the introduction of the Global System for Mobile Telecommunications (GSM) standards. So data communications should be easier than transmitting over ordinary analogue fixed-line services.

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