What is Wi-Fi


Wi-Fi stands for Wireless Fidelity. Wi-Fi is a Wireless technology for local area networks (WLAN) which allows any electronic device to become a part of a computer network without being physically attached to the network. A non-profit organization Wi-Fi Alliance which promotes and certifies Wi-Fi Products, defines Wi-Fi as any WLAN product which confines to IEEE 802.11 standards. As most of the WLANs these days are based on the IEEE 802.11 standards, “Wi-Fi” has become a second name for “WLAN” in Lehman’s language. A large range of devices can connect to a network resource like Internet or Intranet via a Wireless network access point or simply access point (or hotspot). These devices range from laptops, smart phones, gaming consoles, personal computers, tablets, digital cameras, video players, audio players etc

What is Wi-Fi