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IEEE 802.16 is a series of Wireless Broadband standards authored by the IEEE. IEEE 802.16 is written by a working group established by IEEE Standards Board in 1999 to develop standards for the global deployment of broadband Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks. The Workgroup is a unit of the IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee.
Although the 802.16 family of standards is officially called WirelessMAN in IEEE, it has been commercialized under the name “WiMAX” (from "Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access") by the industry alliance called the WiMAX Forum. The mission of the Forum is to promote and certify compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products based on the IEEE 802.16 standards.
The most popular implementation of the IEEE 802.16 standard is the Mobile WirelessMAN originally defined by the 802.16e-2005 amendment that is now in process of being deployed around the world in more than 140 countries by more than 475 operators. - Wikipedia
802.16 News | 80216news.com
From Broadband Wireless Exchange magazine, covering news, products, stories, white papers, research reports, and more.
802.16e vs. 802.20 | wi-fiplanet.com/columns/article.php/3072471
In Wi-Fi Planet, by Vikki Lipset.
Accelerating WiMAX System Design with FPGAs
White paper from Altera.
Concept of Secure Wireless Metropolitan Area Network
(SWMAN) in a Mobile Computing Environment | scs.org/getDoc.cfm?id=1640
Abstract by John J. Laskar.
Consensus IEEE 802.16 Standard Marks Maturation of Broadband
Wireless Access Industry | wirelessman.org/docs/02/C80216-02_04.pdf
Abstract from Roger B. Marks.
Deploying License-Exempt WiMAX Solutions | whitepapers.zdnet.com/abstract.aspx?docid=148272
White paper from Intel.
IEEE Extends WirelessMAN (TM) Broadband Wireless Metropolitan
Area Network Standard to Support Residential Applications
IEEE 802.16 Published Standards and Drafts |
From the IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee.
IEEE 802.16 Standards Crystallize the Fixed Broadband
Wireless Access Industry | wirelessman.org/docs/01/80216c-01_11.pdf
Abstract from Roger Marks.
IEEE Standard 802.16: A Technical Overview of the WirelessMAN™
Abstract by Carl Eklund, Roger B. Marks, Kenneth L. Stanwood, and Stanley Wang.
IEEE 802.16 Tutorial | ieee802.org/16/meetings/mtg11/tutorial.html
Frequency domain equalization for 2-11 GHz broadband wireless systems.
IEEE 802.16 Working Group on Broadband Wireless Access
Standards | grouper.ieee.org/groups/802/16/index.html
Developing the IEEE 802.16 WirelessMAN® Standard for Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks.
Performance Analysis of the IEEE 802.16 Wireless Metropolitan
Area Network | ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?tp=&arnumber=1385193&isnumber=30165
Abstract from the IEEE Computer Society digital library.
SDR Architecture Ideally Suited for Evolving 802.16 WiMAX
Standards | sdrforum.org/pages/sdr04/4.6 Base Stations
Abstract by Michael Komara.
Standards from IEEE 802 Unleash the Wireless Internet
Abstract from Roger Marks.
Technological Enablers of the IEEE Wireless Metropolitan
Area Network (IEEE 802.16) | ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/freeabs_all.jsp?tp=&arnumber=1551060&isnumber=33050
Abstract by Anthony C. K. Soong.
Understanding Wi-Fi and WiMAX as Metro-Access Solutions
White paper from Intel.
WiMax | wimax.co.uk
A site dedicated to WiFi and WiMax.
WiMAX.com | wimax.com
Community portal for the worldwide WiMAX community and includes the WiMAX.com Web site, a comprehensive news and information resource on all things WiMAX, and the WiMAX 360 forum, a Web 2.0 community site where WiMAX engineers, developers and implementers congregate to share information and experiences in developing and deploying WiMAX technologies and services.
WiMAX Forum | wimaxforum.org/home
An industry-led, non-profit corporation formed to promote and certify compatibility and interoperability of broadband wireless products.
WiMAX Industry | wimax-industry.com
Broadband wireless news & marketplace.
WiMAX Networking News | wimaxnetnews.com
Daily reporting on broadband wireless news.
WiMAX: Opportunity or Hype? | papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=892260
Abstract by Michael Richardson & Patrick S. Ryan.
WiMAX: The Critical Wireless Standard | eyeforwireless.com/wimax_report.pdf
Research report from ARCchart Ltd.
WiMAX Trends | wimaxtrends.com
Resource for WiMAX technology including news, research and events.
WiMAX: Wireless Super-Chips | instat.com/abstract.asp?id=28&SKU=IN0501811NT
Abstract from In-Stat.
WiMAX World | wimaxworld.com
Transforming the next generation of mobile broadband.