What is the difference between IEEE 802.11ah (HaLow) and IEEE 802.16 (WiMax). They both run using low frequencies. Is the only difference the methods for modulation (?)



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The short answer: 802.16 is a series of standards for mid-range metro wireless networks, mainly for backhaul or device-to-device communication. 802.11ah instead, is a standard for low-power, low frequencie ap-to-enddevice communication in home automation or intra device communication for industrial machines.

The long answer can be found by reading the standard(s) and/or the wikipedia articles for it ;)

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