Applications of OFDM

OFDM technique is the most prominent technique in a recent era so now we can check some applications of OFDM one by one below. 

Applications of OFDM : 
  • Digital audio broadcasting
  • Digital video broadcasting over the terrestrial network. Digital terrestrial television broadcasting. In this broadcasting, 2000 to 8000 subcarriers are used.  
  • UMTS
  • Wireless LANs. OFDM is used in HIPERLAN phase II which supports 20 Mbit/s in propagation environments with delay spreads up to 1 ┬Ásecond. 
  • HDTV
  • The optical wireless communication system
  • Uni-polar communication system
  • Wireless ATM transmission system
  • Digital video broadcasting
  • Wireless LAN networks
  • UMTS terrestrial radio access
  • Some ultra wideband system
  • Power line communication
  • Very high-speed digital subscriber lines
  • Point to point and point to multipoint application
  • The flash OFDM cellular system
  • Mobile broadband wireless access
  • Used in Wi-Fi and WiMAX
  • High bit rate digital subscriber lines
  • A global standard for asymmetric subscriber line
  • Metropolitan area network standard also include in OFDM
  • 5.3.1 HIPERLAN/2
  • IEEE 802.16 Broadband
  • IEEE 802.11a and IEEE 802.11g
  • Used in LTE and LTE advanced