WiMAX abbr Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access

July 23, 2012

See also: 3G, 4G, HSPA

CIMM DEFINITION: A wireless WAN standard (IEEE 802.16) designed to provide portable (eventually mobile) wireless broadband access. (Source: IAB)

NOTE – Single WIMAX antennas can provide coverage over large physical areas, making deployment potentially very cost effective. Although not widely available as of 2007, sometimes considered a potential competitor to cable modems and DSL for residential broadband. (Source: IAB)