Category Archives: Wireless Networking

What is Broadband ?

Broadband technology is simply the name given to high-speed Internet access. Broadband replaced analogue modem. Broadband connection can be delivered in a number of different methods, ADSL, Cable & Satellite. With a broadband router, you can connect two or more computers to share in Internet connection at home or office. Broadband use a technology called NAT – Network Address Translation -, this is the use of… Read More »

Difference between Hubs, Switches, Routers, and Access Points

What are difference between Hubs, Switches, Routers, and Access Points Hubs, Switches, Routers, and Access Points are all used to connect computers together on a network, but each of them has different capabilities. Hubs Hubs are used to connect computers on a network so as to communicate with each other. Each computer plugs into the hub with a… Read More »

What is Wireless Technologies / Standards?

The IEEE 802.11 standards specify two operating modes: infrastructure mode and ad hoc mode. Infrastructure mode is used to connect computers with wireless network adapters to an existing wired network with the help from wireless router or access point, while Ad hoc mode is used to connect wireless clients directly together, without the need for a wireless router or access point.  The 802.11 standard establishes and… Read More »

Setting up Wireless Network Connection Explained with Examples

How To Set Up A Wireless Network Connection. Wireless broadband has multiple benefits for home users, as well as several benefits that business users will be able to enjoy. In a home setting wireless broadband will allow multiple users to share the same internet connection, so there will be no need to fight over a single computer for internet access.… Read More »

Troubleshooting WLANs

WLAN Problems, Authentication and Encryption Explained The WLAN authentication and encryption problems you are most likely to encounter, and that you will be able to solve, are caused by incorrect client settings. If an access point is expecting one type of encryption, and the client offers a different type, the authentication process fails. Note, all devices connecting to an access… Read More »

What is Wireless Networking ? Explained

Wireless Network Overview. Wireless network is a type of computer network where communication or exchange data among various devices on the network are carried out without the use of cables, This means, the connection and exchange of data between computers and other devices in a particular network is made possible by  radio signal frequency (RF) or electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere instead of cables.… Read More »

What is Wireless Network Security ? Explained with Examples

Use the following recommendations for additional security on your wireless networks. Use a network security key If you have a home or office wireless network, you should set up a network security key, which turns on encryption. With this, other people (except authorise users) can’t connect to your network without the security key. Also, any information that is… Read More »

What is Wireless LAN ? Explained with Example

Wireless LAN (WLAN). There are different network infrastructures (wired LAN, Service Provider Networks) that allows mobility, but in a business environment, the most important is the wireless LAN (WLAN). Most modern business networks rely on switch-based LANs for day-to-day operation inside the office. Productivity is no longer restricted to a fixed work location or a defined time period. People now… Read More »

What is Wireless Broadband ? Explained

Broadband technology is simply the name given to high-speed Internet access. Broadband replaced analogue modem. Broadband connection can be delivered in a number of different methods, ADSL, Cable & Satellite. With a broadband router, you can connect two or more computers to share in Internet connection at home or office. Broadband use a technology called NAT – Network Address Translation -, this is the use of… Read More »

What is Bluetooth Wireless Technology?

 Bluetooth Wireless Technology Bluetooth technology uses radio transmissions to enable devices such as computers, printers, mice, or mobile phones to communicate wirelessly over a short distance. Bluetooth was invented in 1994 by the Ericsson mobile phone company of Sweden. The bluetooth standard was released  in 1999 and is now widely used by mobile phone and computer companies, including… Read More »