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802.16.1b-2012 - IEEE Standard for WirelessMAN-Advanced Air Interface for Broadband Wireless Access Systems Amendment 1: Enhancements to Support Machine-to-Machine Applications

This amendment specifies medium access control (MAC) enhancements and minimal WirelessMAN-Advanced physical layer (PHY) modifications in licensed bands to support lower power consumption at the device, support by the base station of significantly larger numbers of devices, efficient support for small burst transmissions, and improved device authentication.

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