3 IEEE 802.21


Schedule and Meeting Information

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Document Archive

Welcome to IEEE 802.21

IEEE 802.21 is developing a extensible Media access Independent Services (MIS) framework (i.e., function and protocol) that enables the optimization of services including handover service when performed between heterogeneous IEEE 802 networks. It also facilitates these services when networking between IEEE 802 networks and Cellular networks.

Current Working Group Activities

Current work items are based on the following PARs:

All documents and submissions toward the current work items are copyright of the IEEE but publicly available here.

The voting members only section holding the working group ballot drafts are available here:

Note: Current drafts, however, can be provided to to other interested parties at the discretion of the WG Chair.

Documents can be submitted via IEEE802.21 document server.

Document Server user guide is available at:

Document Templates for submission


The 802.21 standard ballots are tracked here. Materials include the instructions for balloters, results of ballots, next ballot begin and end dates.

Future Session Information

The IEEE 802.21 future meeting plans are listed here.


The rules governing attaining voting member status are here:

Completed Work

IEEE 802.21 has completed the following projects :

IEEE 802.21 Standards and its Amendments can be downloaded from here:

Tutorial Material


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