Unfinished business

Robinson, Paul
June 2003
Australian Personal Computer;Jun2003, Issue 294, p46
With the 802.11g wireless standard running six months late, some manufacturers have decided that near enough is good enough. vendors are shipping 802.11g gear before that standard gets the green light. But without a finalized standard, no-one can claim to have truly 802.11g-compliant hardware. Australia-based SMC's Barricade broadband router and EZ Connect PC Card had a range comparable to the company's 802.11b products. An even larger concern than shortfalls in speed and distance is the issue of compatibility between different brands of g-rated products.


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