Approved & Proposed IEEE Smart Grid Standards
P802.16.1a - Standard for WirelessMAN-Advanced Air Interface for Broadband Wireless Access Systems - Amendment: Higher Reliability Networks
This amendment specifies protocol enhancements to the medium access control layer (MAC) for enabling increased robustness and alternate radio path establishment in degraded network conditions. Limited WirelessMAN-Advanced physical layer extensions are included for enabling operation with radio path redundancy and direct communication between subscriber stations. Also mobile base stations and mobile relay stations are supported.