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Enhance the 802.11 Medium Access Control (MAC) to improve and manage Quality of Service, and provide classes of service. Consider efficiency enhancements in the areas of the Distributed Coordination Function (DCF) and Point Coordination Function (PCF).


To enhance the current 802.11 MAC to expand support for LAN applications with Quality of Service requirements. Provide improvements in the capabilities and efficiency of the protocol. These enhancements, in combination with recent improvements in PHY capabilities from 802.11a and 802.11b, will increase overall system performance, and expand the application space for 802.11. Example applications include transport of voice, audio and video over 802.11 wireless networks, video conferencing, and media stream distribution.


Amendment Standard - Superseded. This amendment defines the medium access control (MAC) procedures to support local area network (LAN) applications with quality of service (QoS) requirements. The procedures include the transport of voice, audio, and video over IEEE 802.11 wireless LANs (WLANs).