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Designing and Deploying 802.11 Wireless Networks: A Practical Guide to Implementing 802.11n and 802.11ac Wireless Networks, Second Edition by Jim Geier

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Chapter 5. Introduction to IEEE 802.11 and Related Standards

This chapter will introduce you to:

Image The Importance of Standards

Image The IEEE 802 LAN Standards Family

Image IEEE 802.11 Features

Before getting into the details of the 802.11 standard, you need to first understand the overall architecture of the 802.11 standard. This chapter explains basic functions of 802.11 and how it interacts with non-802.11-related protocols.

The Importance of Standards

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