WiMAX: A Wireless Technology Revolution

WiMAX: A Wireless Technology Revolution

by G.S.V. Radha K. Rao, G. Radhamani
     
 

ISBN-10: 0849370590

ISBN-13: 9780849370595

Pub. Date: 10/22/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The demand for broadband connectivity is growing rapidly, but cannot be met effectively by existing wireline technology. WiMAX has the potential to provide widespread Internet access that can usher in economic growth, better education and healthcare, and improved entertainment services. Examining the technology's global development and deployment activities, WiMAX&

Overview

The demand for broadband connectivity is growing rapidly, but cannot be met effectively by existing wireline technology. WiMAX has the potential to provide widespread Internet access that can usher in economic growth, better education and healthcare, and improved entertainment services. Examining the technology's global development and deployment activities, WiMAX: A Wireless Technology Revolution presents its unique features and evaluates its revolutionary approach over contemporary technologies.

The book covers the mission, product, and services of WiMAX, as well as specific features such as security and mobility. It discusses the implementation of the IEEE 802.16 standard and also explores how WiMax stacks up to 3G and 4G and the economic and opportunity costs. This reference also analyzes the future prospects of WiMAX and its contribution to the wireless and mobile communication technology field. It is a must-have resource for those who are either intrigued or involved with this standards-based technology that has the ability to provide high-throughput broadband connections over long distances.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849370595
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/22/2007
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Contemporary Wireless Technologies
WiMax-A Technology
WiMAX Product Development Trends
WiMax Deployment Trends
WiMAX-A Revolution

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