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WIMAX

WiMAX, meaning Worldwide Inter-operability for Microwave Access, is a telecommunications technology that provides wireless transmission of data using a variety of transmission modes, from point-to-multipoint links to portable and fully mobile[citation needed] internet access.. ..The technology is based on the IEEE 802.16 standard (also called Broadband Wireless Access).

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WiMAX

See also http://www.computerwoche.de/knowledge_center/wireless/570194/ (German)