This blog is created to discuss all things related to the world of networking. Desgin, installation and configuration of networks. Maintenance and monitoring of networks and discussion of latest networking related technologies.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
About Computer Networking: Guess Whose Wi-Fi Patents Have Finally Expired
One of the world's most popular network technologies, Wi-Fi connections support millions of people in homes, businesses, and public locations around the world. But how many people know even these basic facts about how Wi-Fi works?
On both home and public wireless networks, your Wi-Fi connection might drop unexpectedly for no obvious reason. Conflicts among multiple access points are just one of many possible reasons, unfortunately. But solutions exist.
If Wi-Fi access points are installed too close together and configured in wrong ways, your device can get confused about which one to join and fail to get online at all. Students at one U.S. university are learning this lesson the hard way.