Group 5-4 - Industry-led, non-profit org. to certify and...

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Unformatted text preview: Industry-led, non-profit org. to certify and promote compatibility/interoperability of broadband wireless products based on standards of IEEE 802.16, ETSI HiperMAN and WiBro/Mobile WiMAX Working to remove barriers to broadband wireless adoption Address specific elements: Regulatory, certification, technical, marketing, service provider, networks and applications WiMax stands for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access The name "WiMAX" was created by the WiMAX Forum, formed in June 2001 Promote conformity and interoperability of the standard. The forum describes WiMAX as "a standards-based technology enabling the delivery of last mile wireless broadband access as an alternative to cable and DSL" WiMAX is an IP based, wireless broadband access technology A telecommunications technology that provides wireless transmission of data using a variety of transmission modes, from point-to-multipoint links to portable and fully mobile internet access Provides performance similar to 802.11/Wi-Fi networks Coverage and QOS (quality of service) of cellular networks. Theoretical maximum speed of 75 Mbps per channel...
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2011 for the course EEL 3531 taught by Professor Llewelyn during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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