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Introduction to wireless networks

30 March, 2015 - 14:27

As the name implies, wireless networks do not need to use wire lines to transmit signals. Rather, a wireless network uses the atmosphere as the network medium for transmitting data. But, considering that wired networks have been working so well for so far, why do we need to go wireless? What are the advantages of wireless networks?

In the following, we compare wireless networks with their wired counterparts, so that we can see the areas in which wireless networks work best, and those in which wired networks are more sutiable.