WiMAX is another name for IEEE 802.16, an international standard that allows for computers to be networked together and access the internet wirelessly. Although similar to Wi-Fi, WiMAX has a much broader range, and allows for faster data transfer speeds.
Because of the fact that a single WiMAX base station can cover an entire metropolitan area, it allows for true mobility rather than having to hop from hotspot to hotspot as is necessary with Wi-Fi connections.
About the author:
Jeremy Maddock is the owner of a quickly growing telecommunications news website - http://www.teleclick.ca
Circulated by http://www.article-emporium.com
< Previous article |
Next article >
>> Windows XP System Tools
>> Wireless Broadband - Description
>> Wireless Networks: How Do They Work?
>> xMax - Description
>> You Need a Spyware Remover!