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When the very initial home computer systems connected online, they used dial-up access. It was linked to the telephone and was slow, very restricted and very unreliable. Internet wasn't a lot of an significance back in the old days. But of course, it grew into a phenomenon and gradually gained significance in the increasingly globalized world. The speed and reliability of Internet connections should be sped up. To service the growing number of customers and the demand for faster surfing, wired broadband was created and is now the most extensively-used Web connection these days. WiFi then appeared for much more mobile web surfing. Nevertheless, these three Web access choices are limited not one provides a really fast and reliable Web-on-the go. The subsequent large factor is coming.

The subsequent large thing in Web connectivity is slowly gaining a foothold in the market and Internet service providers are beginning to offer this service. WiMAX Internet, which stands for 'Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access', is the fourth generation (4G) connection. It is called in its IEEE name 802.16 and in essence it basically wireless broadband. It is the successor of the 3G and 2G requirements. WiMAX Internet is also comparable to the WiFi, where it also consists of a tower (akin to a wireless router) and a receiver but unlike the WiFi's restricted range, WiMAX Web can cover kilometers of radius from the base station. Basically WiFi on steroids.

It has two main components: a WiMAX tower and a WiMAX receiver. The Web service provider network is connected to the WiMAX tower, and acts like a massive wireless router which sends signals across a large area. The WiMAX receiver, such as a laptop or a wireless device, then gains access to the Web. ISPs may add more WiMAX towers for a more 'dense' Web connectivity.

WiMAX Internet's speed is quite powerful, which can go up to 70 megabits per second. Dialup connection, wired broadband and predecessors 2G and 3G pale to this speed. But the greatest distinction still is the distance WiMAX Internet is able to cover. It can service up to 50 kilometers radius and its mobility and reliability is unparalleled by any Web connection service. If for say a metropolitan region has 1 WiMAX tower, then WiMAX customers can remain connected anytime and anyplace inside that area. Of course, particular factors such as weather, terrain, big buildings and number of customers can affect the variety and speed. But as WiMAX Internet is still becoming created to compete with other connection technologies, its future is promising.

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