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The IEEE 802.21 Working Group on Media access Independent Services (MIS) developed standards that enabled optimization of higher layer services including IoT and handover services when performed between heterogeneous IEEE 802 networks. The MIS framework is also applicable when networking between IEEE 802 networks and Cellular networks.


The IEEE 802.21 Working Group finished all PAR related activities and entered a state of hibernation on July 19 2019


Published Standards


The corresponding ISO/IEC Publications


General Information

Amendment Standards

Note: Following amendments are incorporated in IEEE 802.21-2017 and IEEE 802.21.1 Standards.


Tutorial Material

  • 802.21 Tutorial
  • Security Tutorial
  • Broadcast Handovers Tutorial

    Send comments or suggestions to: Subir Das, Chair IEEE 802.21 WG