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Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access

Abbreviation(s) and Synonym(s):

WiMAX
WiMAX

Definition(s):

  A wireless metropolitan area network (WMAN) technology based on the IEEE 802.16 family of standards used for a variety of purposes, including, but not limited to, fixed last-mile broadband access, long-range wireless backhaul, and access layer technology for mobile wireless subscribers operating on telecommunications networks.
Source(s):
NIST SP 800-127 under WiMAX