Wireless Communication is the fastest growing and most vibrant technological areas in the communication field. It can provide client mobility, the skill to connect from any location and at any time, and the skill to roam while staying connected. It is the technique of transmitting information from one point to other, without using any connection like wires, cables or any physical medium.
A WLAN is a category of wireless network commonly used in homes, offices, and campus environments. WLAN uses radio frequencies instead of cables; it is usually applied in a switched network. The frame format of the WLAN is similar to Ethernet. In the WLAN the transmitter transmits data and the receiver receives data within few meters
e.g. T.V. Remote Control and to thousand kilometres e.g. Satellite Communication. The current business environments need connectivity to the networks while people are on the move. The current network support connectivity during the move and the people can use multiple devices such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones. There different type of architecture that makes this possible. The most important as of business point of view is the wireless LAN (WLAN).
Benefits of Wireless
It has many benefits for both in the business environment and at-home environment. The important benefits are the following:
Wireless network improves data communications between businesses network, partners and customers.
Access and availability
A wireless network allows users to communicate during the move, for example, a cell phone. We haven’t needed any cables or adaptors to access the network.
The wireless network provides services to workers without sitting at dedicated computers. They can carry on productive work while away from the office. This is the modern style of working, the worker can work directly from home.
Wireless networks also a cost-saving option for corporate and home users. It is an easy and cheaper way of networking, especially in the buildings or where the property owner does not permit the installation of cables.