Wireless Mesh Networks: A 3G Alternative?

Drucker, Elliott
April 2004
Wireless Week;4/15/2004, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p22
Trade Publication
Discusses the potential of radio mesh networks as alternatives to 3G in wireless Internet access. Comparison between wireless fidelity radio links (Wi-Fi) and 3G; Functions of Wi-Fi; Disadvantages of Wi-Fi; Frequency wherein Wi-Fi operates; Advantages of 3G.


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