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Centrino Gains 802.11g Support

By Julio Franco
Jan 16, 2004
  1. Intel announced its first 802.11g wireless chip for notebooks bearing the Centrino banner, the company says in a release on Thursday. The Intel Pro/Wireless 2200BG chip allows users to connect to either 802.11b or 802.11g wireless networks. Intel is shipping the chip to its notebook customers with systems expected worldwide during the first quarter, says Dan Francisco, an Intel spokesperson.

    The Centrino package of the Pentium M processor, a mobile chip set, and the Intel Pro/Wireless 2100 chip was introduced in March of last year with 802.11b capability.

    Read more: PC World.
     
  2. poertner_1274

    poertner_1274 secroF laicepS topShceT Posts: 4,172

    It's about time. I have always wondered why they haven't done this before, because Centrino is supposed to be the newest technology, yet it still utilizes teh old wireless technology.

    Nice work Intel :grinthumb
     
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