802.11a


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802.11aIEEE Wireless LAN Standard (IP over Ethernet, uses 5GHz band, nominal 54Mbps data)
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When the throughputs of IEEE 802.11a and TTBS were compared in figure 13a their average values were found to be 14.25 and 18.08Mbps respectively.
The 802.11b networks operate in the 2.4-GHz industrial-scientific-medical (ISM) band and 802.11a in the less heavily occupied 5-GHz band.
802.11g has data rates higher than 802.11b, but similar to 802.11a.
WPA is designed to secure all versions of 802.11 devices, including 802.11b, 802.11a, and 802.11g, multi-band and multi-mode.
Last--but certainly not least--with the impending arrival of new wireless standards 802.11a and 802.11g, wireless technology will get faster and more secure, making even the harshest skeptics curious.
The 802.11a and 802.11g specifications both have maximum speeds of 54Mbps.
"By extending the IEEE 802.1 lb PHY to 54 Mbps, IEEE 802.11g will create data-rate parity at 2.4 GHz with IEEE standard 802.11a, which allows for a 54 Mbps rate at 5 GHz," said Stuart Kerry, Chair of the IEEE 802.11 Working Group.
The system operates over 1XRTT and GPRS Internet cellular broadband standards and over 802.11a or 802.11b wireless data transmission standards.
First of all, recognize that there are two 802.11 specifications: 802.11a and 802.llb.
Linksys, a manufacturer of broadband, wireless, and networking hardware for the Small/Medium Business (SMB) corporate sector, Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) and home environments, has introduced the Instant Wireless Dual-Band Wireless Access Point (WAP51AB), combining two wireless access points into one to communicate with both 802.11a and 802.11b wireless network devices.
Proxim's new 802.11a Mini PCI Card, a design-in module for OEMs, integrates wireless capabilities seamlessly into laptops and other mobile devices.