Chapter 9. The Wi-Fi Revolution

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Most experts agree that someday wireless communication will dominate information services. We will enjoy HDTV, broadband Internet, videophone, and all the other modern communication systems—free at last from the need to use any wires.

Until that happy day arrives, many forward-looking people are connecting their computers with Wi-Fi, an early taste of what the future holds. People want to be free to roam around their offices (or indeed around the country) and still remain connected to ...

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