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Author Damsgaard, Jan ♦ Parikh, Mihir A. ♦ Rao, Bharat
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract In the last few years, high-speed wireless access to the Internet has grown rapidly. Surprisingly, this growth has not come through cellular phone networks as many had expected, but through IEEE 802.11 standards-based wireless local area networks (WLANs). This rise of WLANs can be partly linked to the creation of a series of open standards, a precipitous fall in the costs of related hardware, and the explosive growth of home networking. WLANs have become commonplace in the education, transportation, and manufacturing sectors and are rapidly embraced in the retail, hospitality, and government sectors.
Description Affiliation: Copenhagen Business School, Denmark (Damsgaard, Jan) || University of Central Florida, Orlando (Parikh, Mihir A.) || Polytechnic University, New York (Rao, Bharat)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 49
Issue Number 2
Page Count 6
Starting Page 104
Ending Page 109

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