space-division multiple access

space-division multiple access

[¦spās də‚vizh·ən ‚məl·tə·pəl ′ak‚ses]
(communications)
The use of the same portion of the electromagnetic spectrum over two or more transmission paths; in most applications, the paths are formed by multibeam antennas, and each beam is directed toward a different geographic area. Abbreviated SDMA.
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ZTE stated that its reach will make it possible for 5G networks to execute highly-effective SDMA (space-division multiple access), and its target to make this a focus for industry research.

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