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WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) is a wireless communications standard designed to provide 30 to 40 megabit-per-second data rates, with the 2011 update providing up to 1 Gbit/s for fixed stations. [1]

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Adaptive beamformer

An adaptive beamformer is a system that performs adaptive spatial signal processing with an array of transmitters or receivers.

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Advanced Mobile Phone System

Advanced Mobile Phone System (AMPS) is an analog mobile cell phone system standard developed by Bell Labs, and officially introduced in the Americas on October 13, 1983,.

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Airspan Networks

Airspan Networks is a 4G LTE and WIMAX U.S.-based equipment manufacturer founded in 1998 with headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida and R&D facilities in the United Kingdom and Israel.

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Alvarion Technologies Ltd. is a global telecom company that provides end-to-end wireless solutions such as Wi-Fi, Point-to-Point, and Point-to-Multi-Point.

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Antenna diversity

Antenna diversity, also known as space diversity or spatial diversity, is any one of several wireless diversity schemes that uses two or more antennas to improve the quality and reliability of a wireless link.

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Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.

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Backhaul (telecommunications)

In a hierarchical telecommunications network the backhaul portion of the network comprises the intermediate links between the core network, or backbone network and the small subnetworks at the "edge" of the entire hierarchical network.

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Bandwidth (computing)

In computing, bandwidth is the bit-rate of available or consumed information capacity expressed typically in metric multiples of bits per second.

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Base station

The term base station is used in the context of mobile telephony, wireless computer networking and other wireless communications and in land surveying: in surveying it is a GPS receiver at a known position, while in wireless communications it is a transceiver connecting a number of other devices to one another and/or to a wider area.

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Bit error rate

In digital transmission, the number of bit errors is the number of received bits of a data stream over a communication channel that have been altered due to noise, interference, distortion or bit synchronization errors.

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Bit rate

In telecommunications and computing, bit rate (sometimes written bitrate or as a variable R) is the number of bits that are conveyed or processed per unit of time.

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Bridging (networking)

Network bridging is the action taken by network equipment to create an aggregate network from either two or more communication networks, or two or more network segments.

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Bright House Networks

Bright House Networks LLC is the tenth-largest multichannel video service provider and the 6th largest cable internet provider (based on coverage) in the United States.

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Burst switching

In a packet switched network, burst switching is a capability in which each network switch extracts routing instructions from an incoming packet header to establish and maintain the appropriate switch connection for the duration of the packet, following which the connection is automatically released.

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Cable modem

A cable modem is a type of network bridge and modem that provides bi-directional data communication via radio frequency channels on a hybrid fibre-coaxial (HFC) and RFoG infrastructure.

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Carrier Ethernet

Carrier Ethernet is a marketing term for extensions to Ethernet to enable telecommunications network providers to provide Ethernet services to customers and to utilize Ethernet technology in their networks.

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Carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance

Carrier sense multiple access with collision avoidance (CSMA/CA) in computer networking, is a network multiple access method in which carrier sensing is used, but nodes attempt to avoid collisions by transmitting only when the channel is sensed to be "idle".

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Carrier-to-noise ratio

In telecommunications, the carrier-to-noise ratio, often written CNR or C/N, is the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of a modulated signal.

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Category 5 cable

Category 5 cable, commonly referred to as cat 5, is a twisted pair cable for carrying signals.

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CDMA2000 (also known as C2K or IMT Multi‑Carrier (IMT‑MC)) is a family of 3G mobile technology standards for sending voice, data, and signaling data between mobile phones and cell sites.

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Clearwire Corporation (stylized as clearw˙re) was a telecommunications operator which provided mobile and fixed wireless broadband communications services to retail and wholesale customers in the United States, Belgium and Spain.

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Code division multiple access

Code division multiple access (CDMA) is a channel access method used by various radio communication technologies.

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Cognitive radio

A cognitive radio is an intelligent radio that can be programmed and configured dynamically.

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Comcast Corporation, formerly registered as Comcast Holdings,Before the AT&T merger in 2001, the parent company was Comcast Holdings Corporation.

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Contention (telecommunications)

In statistical time division multiplexing, contention is a media access method that is used to share a broadcast medium.

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Customer-premises equipment

Customer-premises equipment or customer-provided equipment (CPE) is any terminal and associated equipment located at a subscriber's premises and connected with a carrier's telecommunication channel at the demarcation point ("demarc").

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Diameter protocol

The Diameter protocol refers to a security architecture for distributed systems for controlling which users are allowed access to which services, and tracking which resources they have used.

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Digital signal processing

Digital signal processing (DSP) is the numerical manipulation of signals, usually with the intention to measure, filter, produce or compress continuous analog signals.

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Digital subscriber line

Digital subscriber line (DSL; originally digital subscriber loop) is a family of technologies that are used to transmit digital data over telephone lines.

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Digital television

Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of audio and video by digitally processed and multiplexed signal, in contrast to the totally analog and channel separated signals used by analog television.

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Digital video recorder

A digital video recorder (DVR), sometimes referred to by the merchandising term personal video recorder (PVR), is a consumer electronics device or application software that records video in a digital format to a disk drive, USB flash drive, SD memory card, SSD or other local or networked mass storage device.

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A dongle is a small piece of hardware that attaches to a computer, TV, or other electronic device in order to enable additional functions such as copy protection, audio, video, games, data, or other services.

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Duplex (telecommunications)

A duplex communication system is a point-to-point system composed of two connected parties or devices that can communicate with one another in both directions.

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Electrical wiring

Building wiring is the electrical wiring and associated devices such as switches, meters and light fittings used in buildings or other structures.

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Ethernet is a family of computer networking technologies for local area networks (LANs) and metropolitan area networks (MANs).

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Ethernet Private Line

Ethernet private line (EPL) and Ethernet virtual private line (EVPL) are carrier Ethernet data services defined by the Metro Ethernet Forum.

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The European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) is an independent, not-for-profit, standardization organization in the telecommunications industry (equipment makers and network operators) in Europe, with worldwide projection.

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European Union

The European Union (EU) is a politico-economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.

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Evolved HSPA

HSPA+, or Evolved High-Speed Packet Access, is a technical standard for wireless, broadband telecommunication.

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Fast Fourier transform

A fast Fourier transform (FFT) algorithm computes the discrete Fourier transform (DFT) of a sequence, or its inverse.

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Federal Communications Commission

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent agency of the United States government, created by Congressional statute (see and) to regulate interstate communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.

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Fiber to the x

Fiber to the x (FTTX) is a generic term for any broadband network architecture using optical fiber to provide all or part of the local loop used for last mile telecommunications.

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Field strength

In physics, field strength or intensity means the magnitude of a vector-valued field.

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Gain (electronics)

In electronics, gain is a measure of the ability of a two port circuit (often an amplifier) to increase the power or amplitude of a signal from the input to the output port by adding energy converted from some power supply to the signal.

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Google Inc. is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.

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GSM (Global System for Mobile Communications, originally Groupe Spécial Mobile), is a standard developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) to describe the protocols for second-generation (2G) digital cellular networks used by mobile phones, first deployed in Finland in July 1991.

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High Speed Packet Access

High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) is an amalgamation of two mobile telephony protocols, High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) and High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA), that extends and improves the performance of existing 3G mobile telecommunication networks utilizing the WCDMA protocols.

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High-Speed Downlink Packet Access

High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) is an enhanced 3G (third-generation) mobile-telephony communications protocol in the High-Speed Packet Access (HSPA) family, also dubbed 3.5G, 3G+, or Turbo 3G, which allows networks based on Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) to have higher data speeds and capacity.

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HiperMAN (High Performance Radio Metropolitan Area Network) is a standard created by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) Broadband Radio Access Networks (BRAN) group to provide a wireless network communication in the 2–11 GHz bands across Europe and other countries which follow the ETSI standard.

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Hotspot (Wi-Fi)

A hotspot is a physical location that offers Internet access over a wireless local area network (WLAN) through the use of a router connected to a link to an Internet service provider.

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HTC Evo 4G

The HTC Evo 4G (trademarked in capitals as EVO 4G, also marketed as HTC EVO WiMAX ISW11HT in Japan) is a smartphone developed by HTC Corporation and marketed as Sprint's flagship Android smartphone, running on its WiMAX network.

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HTC Max 4G

The HTC MAX 4G is the world first commercial WiMAX phone announced on the HTC website in a November 12, 2008 press release.

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Huawei Technologies Co.

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Hybrid automatic repeat request

Hybrid automatic repeat request (hybrid ARQ or HARQ) is a combination of high-rate forward error-correcting coding and ARQ error-control.

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Hybrid fibre-coaxial

Hybrid fiber-coaxial (HFC) is a telecommunications industry term for a broadband network that combines optical fiber and coaxial cable.

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IEEE 802.11

IEEE 802.11 is a set of media access control (MAC) and physical layer (PHY) specifications for implementing wireless local area network (WLAN) computer communication in the 2.4, 3.6, 5, and 60 GHz frequency bands.

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IEEE 802.16

IEEE 802.16 is a series of wireless broadband standards written by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

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IMT Advanced

International Mobile Telecommunications-Advanced (IMT-Advanced) are requirements issued by the ITU-R of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in 2008 for what is marketed as 4G mobile phone and Internet access service.

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India, officially the Republic of India, is a country in South Asia.

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Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a sovereign state in Southeast Asia.

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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) is a professional association with its corporate office in New York City and its operations center in Piscataway, New Jersey.

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Intel Corporation (commonly referred to as Intel) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California.

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Internet access

Internet access connects individual computer terminals, computers, mobile devices, and computer networks to the Internet, enabling users to access Internet services, such as email and the World Wide Web.

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IPTV, Internet Protocol television is a system through which television services are delivered using the Internet protocol suite over a packet-switched network such as a LAN or the Internet, instead of being delivered through traditional terrestrial, satellite signal, and cable television formats.

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Last mile

The last mile or last kilometer is a widely accepted phrase used in the telecommunications, cable television and internet industries to refer to the final leg of the telecommunications networks delivery components and mechanisms to retail end-users / customers.

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List of WiMAX networks

A list of WiMAX networks worldwide.

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Local area network

A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence, school, laboratory, or office building.

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Low-density parity-check code

In information theory, a low-density parity-check (LDPC) code is a linear error correcting code, a method of transmitting a message over a noisy transmission channel.

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LTE (telecommunication)

LTE, an abbreviation for Long-Term Evolution, commonly marketed as 4G LTE, is a standard for wireless communication of high-speed data for mobile phones and data terminals.

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Media access control

In the IEEE 802 reference model of computer networking, the medium access control or media access control (MAC) layer is the lower sublayer of the data link layer (layer 2) of the seven-layer OSI model.

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Microwave transmission

Microwave transmission is the transmission of information or energy by electromagnetic waves whose wavelengths are measured in small numbers of centimetre; these are called microwaves.

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In radio, multiple-input and multiple-output, or MIMO (pronounced as "my-moh" or "me-moh"), is a method for multiplying the capacity of a radio link using multiple transmit and receive antennas to exploit multipath propagation.

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Mobile broadband

Mobile broadband is the marketing term for wireless Internet access through a portable modem, mobile phone, USB wireless modem, tablet or other mobile devices.

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Mobile Internet device

A mobile Internet device (MID) is a multimedia-capable mobile device providing wireless Internet access.

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Mobile phone

A mobile phone (also known as a cellular phone, cell phone, hand phone, or simply a phone) is a phone that can make and receive telephone calls over a radio link while moving around a wide geographic area.

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Mobile virtual network operator

A mobile virtual network operator (MVNO), or mobile other licensed operator (MOLO), is a wireless communications services provider that does not own the wireless network infrastructure over which the MVNO provides services to its customers.

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Mobile VoIP

Mobile VoIP or simply mVoIP is an extension of mobility to a Voice over IP network.

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Motorola, Inc. was a multinational telecommunications company based in Schaumburg, Illinois, United States (U.S.). After having lost $4.3 billion from 2007 to 2009, the company was divided into two independent public companies, Motorola Mobility and Motorola Solutions on January 4, 2011.

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In computer networking, multicast (one-to-many or many-to-many distribution) is group communication where information is addressed to a group of destination computers simultaneously.

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Municipal broadband

Municipal broadband deployments are broadband Internet access services provided either fully or partially by local governments.

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Orthogonal frequency-division multiple access

Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) is a multi-user version of the popular orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) digital modulation scheme.

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Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing

Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing (OFDM) is a method of encoding digital data on multiple carrier frequencies.

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Pakistan (or; پاكستان ALA-LC), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اسلامی جمہوریۂ پاكستان ALA-LC), is a sovereign country in South Asia.

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Peer-to-peer (P2P) computing or networking is a distributed application architecture that partitions tasks or work loads between peers.

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Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.

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Picochip was a venture-backed fabless semiconductor company based in Bath, England, founded in 2000.

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Plain old telephone service

Plain old telephone service (POTS) is voice-grade telephone service employing analog signal transmission over copper loops.

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Printer (computing)

In computing, a printer is a peripheral which makes a persistent human readable representation of graphics or text on paper or similar physical media.

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Quality of service

Quality of service (QoS) is the overall performance of a telephony or computer network, particularly the performance seen by the users of the network.

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Router (computing)

A router is a networking device that forwards data packets between computer networks.

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Satellite dish

A satellite dish is a dish-shaped type of parabolic antenna designed to receive electromagnetic signals from satellites, which transmit data transmissions or broadcasts, such as satellite television.

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Scheduling (computing)

In computing, scheduling is the method by which work specified by some means is assigned to resources that complete the work.

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Smart antenna

Smart antennas (also known as adaptive array antennas, multiple antennas and, recently, MIMO) are antenna arrays with smart signal processing algorithms used to identify spatial signal signature such as the direction of arrival (DOA) of the signal, and use it to calculate beamforming vectors, to track and locate the antenna beam on the mobile/target.

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A smartphone or smart phone is a mobile phone with an advanced mobile operating system which combines features of a personal computer operating system with other features useful for mobile or handheld use.

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Spectral efficiency

Spectral efficiency, spectrum efficiency or bandwidth efficiency refers to the information rate that can be transmitted over a given bandwidth in a specific communication system.

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Spectrum auction

A spectrum auction is a process whereby a government uses an auction system to sell the rights (licences) to transmit signals over specific bands of the electromagnetic spectrum and to assign scarce spectrum resources.

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Sprint Corporation

Sprint Corporation, commonly referred to as Sprint, is an American telecommunications holding company that provides wireless services and is a major global Internet carrier.

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Super Wi-Fi

Super Wi-Fi is a term coined by the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to describe a wireless networking proposal which the FCC plans to use for the creation of longer-distance wireless Internet access.

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Switched mesh

A switched mesh is a wireless mesh network that uses multiple radios to communicate via dedicated mesh backhaul links to each neighboring node in the mesh.

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Telecommunications Industry Association

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to develop voluntary, consensus-based industry standards for a wide variety of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) products, and currently represents nearly 400 companies.

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Time Warner

Time Warner Inc. (TWI, formerly AOL Time Warner, stylized as TimeWarner since 2003) is an American multinational media corporation headquartered in the Time Warner Center in New York City.

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Triple play (telecommunications)

In telecommunications, triple play service is a marketing term for the provisioning, over a single broadband connection, of: two bandwidth-intensive services, broadband Internet access and television, and the latency-sensitive telephone.

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TTCN-3 (Testing and Test Control Notation version 3) is a strongly typed test scripting language used in conformance testing of communicating systems and a specification of test infrastructure interfaces that glue abstract test scripts with concrete communication environments.

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United States Department of Commerce

The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) is the Cabinet department of the United States government concerned with promoting economic growth.

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Universal Mobile Telecommunications System

The Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) is a third generation mobile cellular system for networks based on the GSM standard.

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USB, short for Universal Serial Bus, is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the cables, connectors and communications protocols used in a bus for connection, communication, and power supply between computers and electronic devices.

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Vecima Networks

Vecima Networks Inc. is a Canadian company, originally founded in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, in 1988.

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Viviane Reding

Viviane Reding (born 27 April 1951 in Esch-sur-Alzette) is a Luxembourg politician, currently serving as Member of the European Parliament.

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Wateen Telecom

Wateen Telecom is a converged communication services provider based in Lahore, Pakistan, and is a sister concern of Warid Telecom.

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Wi-Fi (or WiFi) is a local area wireless computer networking technology that allows electronic devices to network, mainly using the UHF and SHF ISM radio bands.

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Wi-Fi Alliance

Wi-Fi Alliance is a non-profit organization that promotes Wi-Fi technology and certifies Wi-Fi products if they conform to certain standards of interoperability.

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WiBro (Wireless Broadband) is a wireless broadband Internet technology developed by the South Korean telecoms industry.

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WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) is a wireless communications standard designed to provide 30 to 40 megabit-per-second data rates, with the 2011 update providing up to 1 Gbit/s for fixed stations.

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WiMAX MIMO refers to the use of Multiple-input multiple-output communications (MIMO) technology on WiMAX, which is the technology brand name for the implementation of the standard IEEE 802.16.

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Wireless communication is the transfer of information between two or more points that are not connected by an electrical conductor.

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Wireless access point

In computer networking, a wireless access point (AP) is a device that allows wireless devices to connect to a wired network using Wi-Fi, or related standards.

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Wireless ad hoc network

A wireless ad hoc network (WANET) is a decentralized type of wireless network.

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Wireless broadband

Wireless broadband is technology that provides high-speed wireless Internet access or computer networking access over a wide area.

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Wireless Broadband Alliance

The Wireless Broadband Alliance (WBA) is an industry association formed to promote interoperability between operators in the Wi-Fi industry, with the stated aim of providing an excellent user experience.

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Wireless local loop

Wireless local loop (WLL), is the use of a wireless communications link as the "last mile / first mile" connection for delivering plain old telephone service (POTS) or Internet access (marketed under the term "broadband") to telecommunications customers.

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Yota (Йота) is a Russian mobile broadband services provider and smartphone manufacturer.

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Yota Egg

Yota Egg (also called Interbro iWWR-1000R) — an autonomous mobile gateway between WiMax and WiFi wireless networks.

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ZyXEL Communications Corp.

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2G (or 2-G) is short for second-generation wireless telephone technology.

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3G, short form of third generation, is the third generation of mobile telecommunications technology.

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4G, short for fourth generation, is the fourth generation of mobile telecommunications technology, succeeding 3G and preceding 5G.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WiMAX

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