Introduction to WiMAX
Broadband wireless access, the WiMAX Forum, IEEE 802 work on WiMAX, WiMAX standards, WiMAX
suppliers, WiMAX Spectrum Owners Alliance.
Broadband Fixed Wireless Access (BFWA), Wireless
Backhaul and Access Network Applications, Mobile access to BFWA.
Principles and Elements of WiMAX
Licensed and Unlicensed Spectrum, TDD and FDD
modes, Interference issues, WiMAX network configurations, Antennae
principles and usage.
WiMAX Coverage and Capacity
Radio Propagation principles, WiMAX radio
coverage, Base station siting, Frequency planning, Power budgets,
deployment for differing service applications, Quality of Service
issues, Capacity planning.
WiMAX Protocol Stack, Physical layer, MAC Layer,
MAC Convergence Layer, Adaptive Modulation, Compression techniques,
Bandwidth management, support of IP, ATM and MPLS, Comparison with
Security Architecture, Cryptograph Methods, Data
Encryption, Privacy Key protocol.
Comparison of Wireless data standards, Data
rates, WiMAX Release 2.