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Wireless FAQ - 3G, EDVO, Cellular and WiMAX:

Question: What is 3G broadband?

Answer: 3G stands for 'third generation'. 3G broadband means third generation broadband. It is used in telecommunications, which use specific devices and offer mobile Internet. With this technology one can browse websites from a mobile location.

Question: What kind of technology is used in 3G cellular?

Answer: The Apple iPhone is an example of 3G cellular. This is third generation cellular. It has greater network capacity, faster data transmission and advanced network features.

Question: What is 3G mobile broadband?

Answer: The broadband system which allows fast Internet access through the network of mobile phones is called 3G mobile broadband. One can browse even when one is out of the office or home.

Question: How does the EVDO wireless work?

Answer: Evolution Data Optimized or Evolution Data Only is called EVDO. EVDO wireless is used for wireless data communications as a high-speed network protocol.

Question: What are the benefits of wireless mobile broadband?

Answer: It is a high speed communication system. Its download speed is from 600 Kbps to 1.4 Mbps and its upload speed ranges from 500 Kbps to 800 Kbps. Wireless mobile broadband can access the Internet without the use of phone jacks.

Question: What is wireless broadband?

Answer: Wireless broadband is a new technology which provides wireless Internet over a wide area with high speed. Its bandwidth is more than 1 MHz and its data rate is 1.5 Mbit/s.

Question: How does wi-fi Internet work?

Answer: Wi-Fi stands for 'wireless fidelity'. In such areas where it is too hard to use a cable, you can use a wi-fi Internet system instead. It is a wireless LAN. When the wireless LAN is connected to the Internet, then all the Wi-Fi enabled devices that are within the range of the network can access the Internet.

Question: Are the terms “hotspots” and “wireless Internet access” the same?

Answer: Both terms describe wireless services. Wireless Internet access is a LAN (Local Area Network), which uses radio waves to communicate. Sometimes it is called “hotspots”. In this system a central hub is used to broadcast.

Question: How can I use wireless cards?

Answer: Wireless cards establish the connection between the router and the computer. Many laptops and desktop computers have the built-in feature of wireless networking; if there is no such feature, you can easily add it. A USB Wi-Fi adaptor can be used for this purpose.

Question: What is a wi-fi hotspot?

Answer: Typically, hotspots use wi-fi technology. It is a wireless service. Wireless Internet access is a LAN (Local Area Network), which uses radio waves to communicate. Sometimes it is called hotspots. In this system a central hub is used to broadcast.

Question: Is the wi-fi wireless system the same as Bluetooth?

Answer: No, they use different types of protocol. Bluetooth technology uses the IEEE protocol 802.15.1. The wi-fi wireless system uses the 802.11 specification. Wi-fi systems are faster and their range is higher.

Question: What is a wireless Internet service provider?

Answer: A wireless Internet service provider or wireless Internet provider is a kind of Internet Service Provider (ISP). It uses wireless technology like wi-fi to provide the Internet service to its clients.

Question: What is a cellular wireless network?

Answer: An example of a cellular wireless network is the mobile phone network. A mobile phone communicates with other phones through a base station or cell site. The cell site is also called a transmitting tower. To communicate between the phones, radio waves are used. In this cellular technology, a large area is divided into cells. All the cells are connected to the exchanges and then to the public network.

Question: Do all wireless Internet cards work with all routers?

Answer: The card which acts as a modem and converts the signals in binary is called a Wireless Internet Card. Not all the wireless Internet cards will work with all routers.

Question: What is wireless broadband Internet?

Answer: It is a broadband Internet service without the use of wires. Now the wireless broadband service is being used widely. Wireless broadband has a bandwidth of around 1 MHz and a data rate of about 1.5 Mbit/s.

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