WiMAX Overview

1 Day Course
Code PWS050

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Introduction (17 topics)

  • Telecommunication Networks
  • Switching
  • Transport
  • Access
  • Replacing the PSTN
  • Objections to Wireless Networks
  • QOS
  • Security
  • Interference Mitigation
  • Economic Advantage of WiMAX Networks
  • Regulatory Aspects of Wireless Networks
  • Improved Quality of Service
  • Disruptive Technology
  • Disruption for Telephone Companies
  • Disruption for Cable TV & Satellite TV Companies
  • Disruption for Cell Phone Companies
  • Disruption for the Backhaul Industry

The Physical Layer (7 topics)

  • The function of the physical layer
  • OFDM: Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing
  • TDD & FDD
  • Adaptive Antenna Systems (AAS)
  • WiMAX Variants
  • OFDM Variants 2-11 GHz
  • Single Carrier (SC) Variants


A basic understanding of telecommunications and some wireless experience would be an advantage.

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