—WiMax, the Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access is a new technology dealing with provision of data over long distance using wireless communication method in many different ways. Based on IEEE 802.16 WiMax is claimed as an alternative broadband rather than cable and DSL. This paper is a quick technical overview and covers:WiMAX overview(Fundamental Concept; Technology; Standard update) andWiMAX architecture(Network and Node Architectures; Physical Layer; MAC Layer)
—Broadband, IEEE 802.16, WiMAX.
The authors are with the Department of Communication Technology and Network, Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400 UPM, Serdang, Selangor D.E, Malaysia (email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org).
Cite:Mojtaba Seyedzadegan and Mohamed Othman, "IEEE 802.16: WiMAX Overview, WiMAX Architecture," International Journal of Computer Theory and Engineering vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 784-787, 2013.