One Intel chip for 802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi

Intel announced a prototype chip technology that will support current WiFi standards 802.11a, b and g as well as the forthcoming 802.11n (using still unratified standards requirements) which will provide 100Mbps. Today, this is accomplished using several chips.

Benefits should include lower manufacturing costs while retaining the ability to produce the chip in high volumes. The way the chip is packaged should also help extend battery life.

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