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LMDS
Last modified: Wednesday, January 23, 2002 

Short for Local Multipoint Distribution Services, a fixed wireless technology that operates in the 28 GHz band and offers line-of-sight coverage over distances up to 3-5 kilometers. It can deliver data and telephony services to 80,000 customers from a single node.

LMDS is one solution for bringing high-bandwidth services to homes and offices within the "last mile" of connectivity, an area where cable or optical fiber may not be convenient or economical.

Data transfer rates for LMDS can reach 1.5 Gbps to 2 Gbps, but a more realistic value may average around 38 Mbps (downstream).

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LMDS Tutorial
Complete guide for those interested in setting up their own LMDS Network.

SpectraPoint Wireless LMDS Section
Spectra Point Wireless LMDS area provides an architectural overview and network overview of LMDs and how LMDS fits into the "New World Network".

What is LMDS?
Technical information of LMDS provided by N-WEST, The National Wireless Electronic Systems Testbed, U.S. Department of Commerce, Boulder Labs.

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Networking Standards

Wireless Computing

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ATM

bandwidth

broadband

fiber optics

fixed wireless

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wide-area network


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