IEEE Standard 802.16: A Technical Overview of the WirelessMANâ„¢ Air Interface for Broadband Wireless Access

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The broadband wireless access industry, which provides high-rate network connections to stationary sites, has matured to the point at which it now has a standard for second-generation wireless metropolitan area networks. IEEE Standard 802.16, with its WirelessMANâ„¢ air interface, sets the stage for widespread and effective deployments worldwide. This article overviews the technical medium access control and physical layer features of this new standard.

This article was written by Carl Eklund, Roger B. Marks, Kenneth L. Stanwood, and Stanley Wang. It was published in
IEEE Communications Magazine , June 2002, pp. 98-107.”

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