Submitted by gc on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 08:00
There is a good chance that the words that you are reading now are coming over a broadband connection, like a DSL/cable Internet service. However, if you were in a remote farm in New Zealand, searching the Web for the right fertilizer to raise your crops, you might be using a dial-up connection over a noisy telephone line. But with WiMax, which is capable of transmitting large amounts of data over long distances, you could be surfing the web looking for the appropriate fertilizer, over a 75Mbps connection without a wire!
Submitted by gc on Mon, 02/18/2013 - 07:53
WiMax is the IEEE standard enabling Metropolitan Area Networks. This tutorial explores the promise of WiMax and discusses how WiMax would be complementing other technologies like WiFi in our near wireless future.