Wireless Ethernet Protocols,
Wireless Ethernet Standards DEFINITION: 802.11 is an evolving family of specifications for wireless local area networks (WLANs) developed by a working group of the Institute of Electrical and ElectronicsEngineers (IEEE). There are several specifications in the family and new ones are occasionally added.All the 802.11 specifications use the Ethernet protocol andCarrier Sense Multiple Access with Collision Avoidance (CSMA/CA) for path sharing.
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