WiBro


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WiBro

(WIreless BROadband) The South Korean counterpart to Mobile WiMAX. Based on the 802.16e standard, South Korea leapfrogged the U.S. in long-range Wi-MAX connectivity as two companies launched WiBro in the summer of 2006. The initial services maintained a connection in vehicles moving as fast as 74 miles per hour within one kilometer of the tower. See 802.16.
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