This chapter covers the following subjects:
Cordless Phones: Briefly looks at cordless phone technology and why it interferes with WLANs.
Bluetooth: Discusses Bluetooth and its standardization progression.
ZigBee: Shows how ZigBee is used and how it interferes with WLANs.
WiMax: Describes WiMax technology as it compares to Wi-Fi.
Other Types of Interference: Covers additional sources of wireless interference.
Although the 802.11 wireless spectrum is the best-known technology, others are in use and, believe it or not, are very popular. The purpose of this chapter is to discuss some, not all, of the other wireless technologies and how they might interfere or interact with the 802.11 WLAN standards. ...