IEEE Sponsor Ballot of the IEEE P802.16 "Air Interface for Fixed Broadband Wireless Access Systems" was declared closed on 28 October 2001. Draft 5 received 97% approval, well above the 75% required.
Submission of the draft to the IEEE-SA Standards Board's Review Committee (RevCom) was approved by the IEEE 802 LAN/MAN Standards Committee's Sponsor Executive Committee on 16 November 2001.
The draft is on the RevCom approval agenda for 5 December 2001. Final approval for publication is anticipated at the IEEE Standards Board meeting of 6 December 2001.