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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "WLAN"?

WLAN stands for Wireless Local Area Network, and is a more generic term that is often used to refer to 802.11 based (WiFi) networks.

Also known as: "Wireless Local Area Network"

See Also: WiFi, Local Area Network, 802.11

Referred to by: 802.11b, 802.11g, Wi-Fi Direct, WiFi

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