Wireless LAN Basics: A Primer on Wireless Networking
Source: Madison Technologies
A Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) is a closely grouped system of devices that communicate via radio waves instead of wires. Wireless LANs typically augment or replace wired computer networks, providing users with more flexibility and freedom of movement within the workplace. Users can access the company intranet or even the World Wide Web from anywhere on the company campus without relying on the availability of wired cables and connections.