Wideband local access: wireless LAN and wireless ATM
An overview of the status of wideband wireless local access technologies is provided. Service scenarios and availability of the market and products for wireless LAN and wireless ATM technologies are discussed. Similarities among IEEE 802.11 and HIPERLAN standards for wireless LANs and the developing prototypes for wireless ATM are evaluated. An update on the status of the available unlicensed bands in the United States as well as the status of the wideband wireless projects in the European Community and Japan are presented.