Provided by: Academy & Industry Research Collaboration Center
WiMAX is stand for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access. (WiMAX) embodies the IEEE 802.16 family of standards that provide wireless broadband access to residential and commercial Internet subscribers. This technology takes the first position among the technologies these days. WiMAX can offers or adds some qualifications to the wireless technologies like high data rate, long coverage area and offers several types Quality of service to the customers. The long coverage area of WiMAX coming from the high transmit power and from the architecture of the network which is similar to mobile network, where the WiMAX base station architecture, is similar to GSM base station, need tower and can be sectorized, etc.