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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 "WiFi"?

A brand of wireless LAN (WLAN) technologies defined by the IEEE 802.11 group of standards. The two WiFi standards most commonly used by personal computers and mobile devices, such as phones, are 802.11b and 802.11g.

Also known as: "802.11", "Wi-Fi"

See Also: WLAN, IEEE, 802.11b, 802.11g

Referred to by: 802.11b, 802.11g, Bluetooth, Local Area Network, UMA, WAN, WLAN, 802.11b, 802.11g, IEEE, WLAN

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