TITLE

The Wi-Fi Wave

AUTHOR(S)
Levy, Steven; Stone, Brad
PUB. DATE
June 2002
SOURCE
Newsweek;6/10/2002, Vol. 139 Issue 23, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the increase in high-speed wireless Internet connections. Way that Wireless Fidelity, also known as Wi-Fi, works; Details of the radio origins of wireless technology; Efforts of companies to take advantage of Wi-Fi; Pros, including low cost; Cons, including issues with security; Outlook for the Wi-Fi revolution.
ACCESSION #
6758669

 

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