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WiMAX-Bluetooth

WiMAX-Bluetooth - Outline An overview IEEE 802.16 and...

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1 IEEE 802.16 and 802.15 10/6/2008 2 Outline An overview An insight into IEEE 802.16 WiMAX An introduction to Bluetooth 10/6/2008 3 Background: Wireless Landscape Satellite Global Area Network Fixed Broadband Wireless (e.g.802.16) Cellular Mobile Networks (e.g. GPRS,3G) Local Area Networks (e.g. 802.11) Personal Area Network Increasing Coverage Area High Cost & Complexity High-Speed Connectivity & Hierarchy of Networks Low Cost & Complexity Background: Wireless Technologies PAN (Personal Area Network) LAN (Local Area Network) MAN (Metropolitan Area Network) PDAs, Mobile Phones, PDAs, Mobile Phones, cellular access T1 replacement, last mile access Enterprise networks Peer Peer- to to- Peer Peer Device Device- to to- Device Device Applications Long Long Medium Medium- Long Long Medium Medium Short Short Range Range 10 to 384Kbps 11 to 100+ Mbps 11 to 54 Mbps < 1Mbps Speed GSM, GPRS, CDMA, 2.5 CDMA, 2.5- 3G, 3G, 802.16 802.16 802.16 MMDS, LMDS 802.11 HiperLAN2 Bluetooth, UWB Standards WAN MAN LAN PAN WAN (Wide Area Network) 10/6/2008 5 What is WiMAX? WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) BWA (Broadband Wireless Access) Solution Standard (IEEE 802.16 is the standard) for constructing Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (WMANs) Can go places where no wired infrastructure can reach Backhauling Wi-Fi hotspots & cellular networks Offers new and exciting opportunities to established and newly emerging companies Incorporate cable (wired technology) standard Comply with European BWA standard 10/6/2008 6 WiMAX Overview Complement the existing last mile wired networks (i.e. xDSL, cable modem) Fast deployment, cost saving High speed data, voice and video services Fixed BWA, Mobile BWA
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