Inside Lanka

Chipmaker Intel setup shop here this week, apart from the obvious reason of taping into the sales potential in the island, to standardize wireless technologies WiFi and WiMax.
The local office will help identify corporate businesses and rural infrastructure rollout projects that will use wireless technologies. rn

rnThe wireless standardization process is in line with Intels current phase of development that emphasizes increased mobility and enhanced wireless connectivity. rn

rnA number of recent Intel developments like the Centrino Mobile Technology are the first generation of integrated (combines mobile processor with wireless capabilities) processors to emerge faster promoting wireless communication.rn

rnNear term developments in Sri Lankas communication infrastructure hinge greatly on wireless technology for its easy deployment and scalability. rn

rnThe telecom watchdog is expected to cleanup the spectrum range, opening up blocks vital for new and immerging technology deployment and rewrite