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WiMAX Aggregate


This WiMAX aggregate supports the GENI Aggregate Provider Agreement (mm/dd/yyyy).

WiMAX Aggregate Overview

Aggregate Manager Common Name ucla-wimax
Aggregate Resources A WiMAX aggregate includes two WiMAX Base stations, three dedicated PCs that can load experimenter specified OS images equipped with WiMAX USB dongles and multiple Samsung Galaxy S2 handsets runing Android 4.1. The WiMAX Base stations are also connected to the InstaGENI racks to provide dataplane connectivity.
Typical Experiments WiMAX Aggregates provide a controllable, predictable, and repeatable network environment. Experimenters get dedicated PCs on which they have full "root" access, run available operating systems of their choice, connect nodes to the WiMAX Base station and choose a datapath vlan to send their traffic.
Sample RSpecs Link to RSpecs used successfully for dataplane connectivity from racks to the WiMAX base stations on WiMAX-multipoint and WiMAX-local VLANs
Slice Authorities Recognized GENI Portal (, Orbit (
Layer 2 Connectivity Single VLAN 1500 for data; WiMAX-local, which connects the WiMAX Base station to a GENI rack and VLAN 1744 WiMAX-multipoint, which connects all GENI aggregates at WiMAX sites into a single broadcast domain.

Aggregate Management

Aggregate Operator Michael Van Norman
Resource Owner Scott Friedman
Technical POC gpau AT cs DOT ucla DOT edu , mvn AT ucla DOT edu
Developer Links Software pages: WiMAXOrbit OMF Software; Project page: WiMAX Project; Developer mailing list:

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