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Different Types of Wi-Fi You Must Know (Wi-Fi Types)

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  • Types of Wi-Fi Technologies

Types of Wi-Fi Technologies

There have been constant amendments in Wi-fi types. In present times, they are the undermentioned four major types of Wi-Fi technologies that are being used in our routine tasks. These involve access to the internet and wireless technological assistance.

Types of Wi-Fi Technologies


1) Wi-Fi-802.11a

802.11a is one of the different types of wireless technologies. It defines the format and structure of the radio signals sent out by WI-FI networking routers and antennas.

2) Wi-Fi-802.11b

802.11b Wi-Fi supports a bandwidth of 11 Mbps. The signal in the unregulated frequency spectrum lies around 2.4 GHz. This works on low frequency compared to Wi-Fi-802.11a. 

It acts in interference with micro-owned cordless phones and other appliances. It is a low-cost type of Wi-Fi network.

3) Wi-Fi-802.11g 

In the years 2002 and 2003, this Wi-Fi technology type supported newer slandered products. It is the best form of technology for 802.11a and 802.11b. 

The 802.11g Wi-Fi supports bandwidth up to 54 Mbps and uses a 2.4 GHz frequency for a greater range. It has fast access and speed.

4) Wi-Fi-802.11n

This is the newest type of Wi-Fi technology. It was designed to improvise on 802.11g. 802.11n Wi-Fi supports the utilization of multiple wireless signals and antennas instead of one. It supports 100 Mbps bandwidth and helps in increasing signal intensity.

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