- Wimax is also similar to Wifi but Wifi covers small distance
- Wimax covers large distane
- Wimax does not conflict with wifi but actually complements it.
- WiMAX is short for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access
- IEEE name 802.16.WiMAX
- WiMAX could replace cable and DSL services, providing universal Internet access
- WiMAX could potentially erase the suburban and rural blackout areas that currently have no broadband Internet access
- System consist of two parts
- WiMAX tower can coverage a very large area — as big as 3,000 square miles.
- It can connect directly to the Internet using a high-bandwidth, wired connection.
- It can connect to another WiMAX tower using a line-of-sight, microwave link.
- The receiver and antenna could be a small box or PCMCIA card.
- They could be built into a laptop the way WiFi access is today.