Wifi Technology

Topics: Wi-Fi, Wireless LAN, Wireless access point Pages: 13 (3323 words) Published: February 4, 2010
Mindanao State of University
Iligan Institute of Technology
Iligan City

“Wi-Fi in IIT”

Romel Emperado
Ivy l. Gongob
Profitiza Magsayo
Joel Mar Naong
Eset W56

October 14,2009


In behalf of the success of this term paper the proponents would like to thank GOD almighty for giving us wisdom, peace of mind and good health for making this write up.

We would like extend our heartfelt, gratitude to our instructor Prof. Sittie for his guidance and understanding; whom give this as a project for additional knowledge about the wireless network here in IIT. For giving us a long duration to complete this term paper.

To Prof. Ranny Boy Agad giving us information, thank you for helping us to finish this write up.

To all people who are not mentioned above who help one way or another to finish this project, We extend to you our sincere gratitude.

The Proponents,

Romel L. Emperado
Ivy L. Gongob
Profitiza S. Magsayo
Joel Mar Z. Naong

Table of Contents

Acknowledgment i

Chapter I
Introductions 1

Chapter II
Wi-Fi in IIT 4 Reasons of having Wi-Fi in IIT
College’s with Wi-Fi

Chapter III
Advantages of Wi-Fi 5

Disadvantages of Wi-Fi 7

Chapter IV
Featured of Wi-Fi 7

Summary/Conclusion 8

Bibliography 9

I. Introduction

1. What is Wi-fi?
Wi-Fi, which stands for wireless fidelity, is a wireless networking technology used across the globe. Wi-Fi refers to any system that uses the 802.11 standard, which was developed by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and released in 1997. The term Wi-Fi, which is alternatively spelled WiFi, Wi-fi, Wifi, or wifi, was pushed by the Wi-Fi Alliance, a trade group that pioneered commercialization of the technology. Computer usage has dramatically increased in past few years which in result brought immense technology enhancement in every field possible. Technology has reached to its heights but thirst of knowledge is still in race and will always be till the end of the world. Wireless communication between computers is certainly one of the most appreciated and used technology globally. In “Computers” Wi-Fi replaced traditional wired networks between two or more computers, it enabled file transferring from server to clients and vice versa possible without wires, networking cards, hubs and other important networking related hardware. Using Wi-Fi internet connection can be shared among computers with minimum usage of hardware, WLAN cards enable feature of wireless networking among devices, wireless routers help to broadcast wireless networking signals in given area. In a Wi-Fi network, computers with wifi network cards connect wirelessly to a wireless router. The router is connected to the Internet by means of a modem, typically a cable or DSL modem. Any user within 200 feet or so (about 61 meters) of the access point can then connect to the Internet, though for good transfer rates, distances of 100 feet (30.5 meters) or less are more common. Wi-Fi networks can either be "open", such that anyone can use them, or "closed", in which case a...
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