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Implementing Cisco Networking Solutions by Harpreet Singh

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IEEE 802.11a

IEEE created an extension of the IEEE 802.11 specification, which was subsequently named 802.11a that could offer higher speeds of up to 54 Mbps. However, this standard used the 5 GHz frequency band, that was a licensed band and hence the adoption of 802.11a was low due to the higher cost.

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