Most WAPA members are WISPs using Wifi to provide outdoor FWA services.
A glossary of terminology:
- WISP – Wireless Internet Service Provider
- FWA – Fixed Wireless Access
- OFW – Outdoor Fixed Wireless: Usually 5.8Ghz 802.11a Wifi technology for outdoor use
- INW – Indoor Nomadic Wireless: Usually 2.4Ghz 802.11b/g Wifi technology used for Hotspots
- POE – Power over Ethernet
- Lite Licencing – A shared frequency assignment model