Fixed Wireless Access Systems
The goal of this chapter is to review the main techniques used for Wireless Local Loop (WLL) including the Multichannel Multipoint Distribution Service (MMDS), and the Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS). We also present the main aspects, advantages and disadvantages, and applications of these techniques. The chapter also deals with the wireless local loop subscriber terminals, Wireless Local Loop Interfaces to the Public Switched Telephone Network (PSTN), and the IEEE 802.16 standards on Broadband Wireless Access. Then a ﬁnal section is given to summarize the main points presented in this chapter.