WiMAX, short for Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access, is the name for 802.16 family of wireless services.
Used as carriers in metropolitan area networks.
It has a tremendous range, up to 30 miles, and speeds of up to 70 Mbps.
It combines the familiarity of Wi-Fi with the mobility of cellular that will deliver personal mobile broadband that moves with you.
It lets us get connected to the Internet, miles from the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot.