IEEE 802.11e-2005

IEEE 802.11e-2005 or 802.11e is an approved amendment to the IEEE 802.11 standard that defines a set of Quality of Service enhancements for wireless LAN applications through modifications to the Media Access Control (MAC) layer. The standard is considered of critical importance for delay-sensitive applications, such as Voice over Wireless LAN and streaming multimedia. The amendment has been incorporated into the published IEEE 802.11-2007 standard.

802.11 is an IEEE standard that allows devices such as laptop computers or cellular phones to join a wireless LAN widely used in the home, office and some commercial establishments.

Read more about IEEE 802.11e-2005:  802.11e MAC Protocol Operation, Other 802.11e Specifications