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WiMax access over GSM/GPRS in rural areas

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3 Author(s)
N. Chauville ; French South African Tech. Inst. in Electron., Tshwane Univ. of Technol., Pretoria, South Africa ; D. Chatelain ; B. J. van Wyk

GPRS access technology is not well-adapted for providing a data service to rural areas where there exist very localized demands for service. Under these circumstances, WiMax could be a better solution for providing access. This paper deals with the way to interface a WiMax network, based on a point to point configuration, to a GSM/GPRS core network, using a PC equipped with a linux kernel modified in order to add a new protocol under IP layer.

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Electron Devices for Microwave and Optoelectronic Applications, 2004. EDMO 2004. 12th International Symposium on

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8-9 Nov. 2004