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Wireless Networking Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Michael Miller

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2. How Wi-Fi Works

Wireless networking is so ubiquitous today that we tend to take it for granted. We have wireless networks in our homes, coffee shops, hotels, airports, and most college campuses. In fact, many towns and cities have become giant wireless networks in and onto themselves.

As common as wireless networks are, there’s a lot of sophisticated technology behind the connections. In fact, there are actually several different types of wireless technologies in play, and they each have their own unique performance characteristics.

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