WiMAX Crash Course


The how and why of WiMAX—the

“last mile” technology that’s

revolutionizing wireless broadband

WiMAX Crash Course offers an accessible...

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The how and why of WiMAX—the

“last mile” technology that’s

revolutionizing wireless broadband

WiMAX Crash Course offers an accessible

overview of the revolutionary solution for

wireless delivery of broadband services. Using real-world examples,

the book explains how WiMAX works and discusses

the business and economic implications of this groundbreaking


WiMAX is emerging rapidly, and

this book will get you up to speed quickly. The book gives you the ability to ask the

right questions of their providers before making infrastructure

and service delivery decisions. Soon,WiMAX

will be everywhere. By reading this book, you will be ready

to take full advantage of everything this innovative

technology has to offer.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072263077
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Osborne
  • Publication date: 5/6/2006
  • Series: Crash Course Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 339
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.77 (d)

Meet the Author

Steven Shepard is the president of the Shepard Communications Group in Williston, Vermont. A professional author and educator with 24 years of varied experience in the telecommunications industry, he has written books and magazine articles on a wide variety of topics. Mr. Shepard specializes in international issues in telecommunications with an emphasis on strategic technical sales; services convergence; the social implications of technological change; the development of multilingual educational materials; and the effective use of multiple delivery media. He has written and directed more than 40 videos and films and written technical presentations on a broad range of topics for more than 70 companies and organizations worldwide. Global clients include major telecommunications manufacturers, service providers, software development firms, multinational corporations, universities, professional services firms, advertising firms, venture capital firms, and regulatory bodies.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction to wireless and WiMAX 1
Ch. 2 WiMAX history and support organizations 45
Ch. 3 How WiMAX works 157
Ch. 4 WiMAX applications and services 185
Ch. 5 WiMAX regulatory issues 207
Ch. 6 WiMAX and other broadband wireless futures 219
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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2006

    too much marketing not enough meat

    The book contains no less than 92 pages listing vendors. When you add the pages of glossary, you find that less than one third of the book is actually devoted to WiMAX. Looks like another corporate publisher's 'method book' :(

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