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Mobile Communication

Mobile Communication

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• Provides upto 70 Mb/sec symmetric broadband speed without the need for
cables. The technology is based on the IEEE 802.16 standard (also called

WirelessMAN)

• WiMAX can provide broadband wireless access (BWA) up to 30 miles (50 km)
for fixed stations, and 3 - 10 miles (5 - 15 km) for mobile stations. In contrast,

the WiFi/802.11 wireless local area network standard is limited in most cases

to only 100 - 300 feet (30 - 100m)

• The 802.16 specification applies across a wide range of the RF spectrum, and
WiMAX could function on any frequency below 66 GHz (higher frequencies

would decrease the range of a Base Station to a few hundred meters in an

urban environment).

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