Here are the key points to remember from this chapter:
You should understand what the different pieces of wireless networking gear do before you buy one.
An access point, also called a base station, is the heart of a wireless network.
A wireless bridge can be used to connect a device with an Ethernet connection to a wireless network.
A wireless bridge can be used to extend the range of wireless access points.
Home and small office wireless access points are much less expensive than they used to be and range in cost from less than $50 to around $250.