How Wireless (WiFi) Networks Work


A key component of an 802.11 network (also called a WiFi network) is an access point or router also called an AP). The access point consists of a radio transmitter and receiver as well as an interface to a wired network such as an Ethernet network, or directly to the Internet. The access point serves as a base station and a bridge between the wireless network and a larger Ethernet network or the Internet.



 



How the Internet Works
How the Internet Works (8th Edition)
ISBN: 0789736268
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 223

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