What does WIMAX stand for?

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Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access

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Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access

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What does WIMAX mean?

WiMAX 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. The name "WiMAX" was created by the WiMAX Forum, which was formed in June 2001 to promote conformity and interoperability of the standard. The forum describes WiMAX as "a standards-based technology enabling the delivery of last mile wireless broadband access as an alternative to cable and DSL".

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