Wireless LAN configurations include independent networks, offering peer-to-peer connectivity, and infrastructure networks, supporting fully distributed datacommunications.
A wireless LAN-LAN bridge is an alternative to cable that connects LANs in twoseparate buildings.
Wireless LANs provide flexibility, improved quality and easy installation.
VARIOUS WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES:
In the process of development in technology, a variety of wireless technologies have beendeveloped. Various application specific technologies have been developed. The variouswireless technologies are listed below:
It is used for wireless Internet access in devices like laptops, computers. It has a limitedrange and hence used for local area network
It is an emerging wireless technology, which will be used for metropolitan area network.Thus the speed and range is high.
It is used to connect two peripherals like computers within a range of 33 feet
4.GSM (GLOBAL SYSTEM FOR MOBILE COMMUNICATION):
It is used in digital cellular telephone system
It has the same use as GSM but has a higher speed.
6.GPRS (GENERAL PACKET RADIO SERVICE):
It is an interface overlaid on existing GSM networks to allow for Internet access
7.CDMA (CODE DIVISION MULTIPLE ACCESS):
It is used in digital telephone system mainly in U.S.
8.CDPD (CELLULAR DIGITAL PACKET DATA):
It is used to transmit data over analog cellular networks. In today’s world it is notapplicable.
9.TDMA (TIME DIVISION MULTIPLE ACCESSS):
It is also used in digital telephone system with a speed of 64-120 Kbps.2