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802.11a-b-gWireless protocols used for connecting computers to each other and to wireless APs.
802.11a is uncommon. It offers up to 54 megabits-per-second connections, but has limited range compared to the b and g protocols. It is not compatible with b or g.
802.11b is the most common protocol. It has up to 11 megabits-per-second connections, and is used by most commercial wireless providers.
802.11g is the newest protocol. It has up to 54 megabits-per-second connections, and is backwards-compatible with the b protocol.
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