Glossary

10/100/1000 Ethernet Ethernet cards, hubs, and switches that support 10Mbps (10BaseT Ethernet), 100Mbps (Fast Ethernet) and 1000Mbps (Gigabit Ethernet) standards.

10BaseT Ethernet A form of 10Mbps Ethernet that uses Category 3 or Category 5 unshielded twisted-pair (UTP) cables connected to a hub or switch.

802.11a A wireless Ethernet standard which uses 5–6 GHz radio signals and provides performance at rates from 6 Mbps up to 54 Mbps. It is not compatible with other 802.11-based wireless networks unless dual-band access points are used. It is also known as Wi-Fi 5 GHz band.

802.11b A wireless Ethernet standard that uses 2.4 GHz radio signaling for performance from 2 Mbps to 11 Mbps. It is compatible with 802.11g-based wireless networks, ...

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