A radio-based LAN protocol which speaks OFDM at 5GHz, one of the two wi-fi protocols.

Last updated: 2003-09-02



An IEEE wireless local area networks (WLAN) standard protocol which speaks DSSS at 2.4GHz. 802.11b is one of the two wi-fi protocols. It operates at 11 megabits per second (Mbps) compared with 802.11g which operates at 54 Mbps.

Last updated: 2004-01-11


<networking, standard>

An IEEE wireless local area network (WLAN) standard protocol, expected to be approved in June 2003. 802.11g offers wireless transmission over relatively short distances at up to 54 megabits per second (Mbps).

802.11g operates in the 2.4 GHz range and is thus compatible with 802.11b (11 Mbps Wi-Fi).

Last updated: 2004-01-11

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801868018880/20 rule802.1802.11a802.11b802.11g802.2802.3

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