Tag Archives: Wireless network

Super Wi-Fi – Really! – Long way off still!

Well since the FCC approved the standard back in September of last year we have not heard much about this.  Well I think we are still a long way away from seeing this in the main stream.  It is going to be very expensive, there might be a few verticals that will be the first to start using.

Most companies and organization have or are upgrading to N Access Points today, I don’t see them doing it again so soon.

This new wireless networking standard promises speeds up to 22Mbps to devices as far as 100-kilometers (roughly 62-miles) away from the nearest transmitter. This new band of Wi-Fi on steroids comes through the patch of “white space” frequencies that were previously used to analog television broadcasts.

FULL – Article from CIO

Super Wi-Fi has 100km Range, is Coming to Save the Day

 

 

 

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Security – Wi-Fi – 28% of Wireless Networks are OPEN!

If this article does not make you take the time to secure your Wireless network at home, then I don’t know what will.  A huge amount of people have wireless networks and a large portion of these people have not turned on any security, some of turned off default settings like passwords because they don’t understand!

Take a read of the article and then go home and make sure your network is secure!

Chances are you don’t leave your front door unlocked. And you shouldn’t leave your Wi-Fi network unsecured either.

Many of you may have heard this before, but many still seem to not be doing anything about it. You should. Here’s why. With a $50 wireless antenna and the right software a criminal hacker located outside your building as far as a mile away can capture passwords, e-mail messages, and any other data being transmitted over your network, and even decrypt data that is supposedly protected

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