HIPERLAN


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HIPERLAN

(HIgh PERformance Radio LAN) A wireless LAN protocol developed by the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) that is similar in function to Wi-Fi in the U.S. HIPERLAN/1 and HIPERLAN/2 offer 20 and 54 Mbps data rates respectively in the 5 GHz band. Unlike 802.11a, HIPERLAN provides quality of service (QoS), which lets critical traffic be prioritized.

Faster HIPERLANs
HIPERACCESS (High Performance Radio Access) and HIPERMAN (High Performance Radio MAN) are designed for broadband speeds and greater ranges than HIPERLAN/2. HIPERACCESS provides up to 100 Mbps in the 40.5-43.5 GHz range, and HIPERMAN is designed for wireless metropolitan area networks (MANs) in the 2 GHz and 11 GHz bands. See wireless LAN and ISM band.
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The European Telecommunications Standards Institute has developed the HIPERLAN (High Performance Radio LAN) standard, which operates in the 5-GHz band and delivers rates to 24 Mbps using GMSK (Gaussian minimum shift keying) modulation.
Proxim is developing a high-speed product line based on the HIPERLAN Type 1 wireless LAN standard.
A GaAs MMIC receiver front end suitable for use in the 17 to 18 GHz HIPERLAN frequency band and other indoor radio systems has been described.