Chapter 2. Standards Bodies

This chapter covers the following subjects:

Wireless Standards and Regulatory Committees: Looks at the wireless regulatory committess and some of their requirements.

Wi-Fi Certification: Discusses how Wi-Fi devices are certified for interoperability.

It took a long time for wireless to come together as we know it today. If it weren’t for the standards bodies and committees, there’s no telling where the technology would be. In this chapter, you will look at the standards bodies as well as the bodies that regulate the airwaves.

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