Photos: WiMax in the Amazon Basin

Photos: WiMax in the Amazon Basin

Summary: A WiMax tower on Parintins island connects two schools, a hospital, a community center and a university to a broadband network.

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  • Telemedicine

    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.

  • Antenna

    This single WiMax antenna covers the entire city of Paritins in the Amazon Basin.

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Topics: Amazon, Broadband, Health, Networking

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