Local Multipoint Distribution System


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Local Multipoint Distribution System

(wireless)
(LMDS) A broadband wireless technology.

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Chapter 8 provides a comprehensive overview of currently deployed broadband wireless access systems such as LMDS (local multipoint distribution system) and MVDS (multipoint video distribution system) as well as emerging BWA systems such as IEEE 802.16, ETSI-BRAN HIPERACCESS and satellite-based BWA systems.
The AD9726 is suitable for use in high-frequency, high-bandwidth broadcasting and communications applications such as MMDS (multipoint multichannel distribution service), and LMDS (local multipoint distribution system).
GCI is also developing a local multipoint distribution system, or LMDS, to increase wireless penetration in its bid for existing and future customers along the telecommunications highway.
The primary systems are the multichannel multipoint distribution system (MMDS) and the local multipoint distribution system (LMDS).
The frequencies used for local multipoint distribution system (LMDS), point-to-multipoint, point-to-point radio and satellite communications fall into the 22 to 42 GHz range.
The CX72302 device is targeted for wireless local loop (WLL) and wireless local area network applications, as well as local multipoint distribution system, multichannel multipoint distribution system and microwave radio applications.

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