802.11 is an evolving family of specifications for wireless local area networks (WLANs) developed by a working group of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)....(Continued). See complete definition.

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  • August 03, 2005 03 Aug'05

    Experts say pre-802.11n gear is premature

    As rival factions flesh out a merged proposal for the forthcoming 802.11n standard, experts explain how it will affect companies and why pre-standard gear won't cut it.

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    Random access memory is where the operating system, application programs and data in current use are kept in a computing device for quick access by the processor. Continue Reading

  • single stream 802.11n

    Single-stream 802.11n takes advantage of the fact that the second draft of the 802.11n specification does not require the number of antennas on the sending station to be equal to the number on the receiving station. Continue Reading

  • wireless backhaul

    Wireless backhaul is the use of wireless communications systems to get data from an end user to a node in a major network such as the Internet or the proprietary network of a large business, academic institution or government agency... (Continued) Continue Reading

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