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Ch 6: Communication Requirements for Wireless Networks

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Communication Requirements for Wireless Networks - Chapter Summary

This entertaining chapter offers a comprehensive overview of communication requirements for wireless networks. By exploring bite-sized lessons created by top instructors, you can gain greater insight into reliable wireless networks, wireless network coverage, wireless network design considerations and more. Each lesson in this chapter is paired with a multiple-choice quiz you can take any time to confirm your understanding of these topics. Our subject-matter experts can clarify any details presented in the lessons that you don't fully comprehend. Around-the-clock mobile access makes it easy to study whenever and wherever it's most convenient. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be able to:

  • List and discuss wireless network design considerations
  • Identify and describe potential performance issues in wireless networks
  • Define a reliable wireless network
  • Share the definition of wireless network coverage
  • Explain how to detect and correct gaps in wireless network coverage
  • Outline how to implement guest access to a wireless network
  • Discuss the meaning of seamless application in a wireless network
  • Detail potential issues of asymmetry in wireless networks

7 Lessons in Chapter 6: Communication Requirements for Wireless Networks
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Wireless Network Design Considerations

1. Wireless Network Design Considerations

Designing a wireless network requires a careful examination of a variety of design factors. This lesson will give you insight into these design considerations.

Potential Performance Issues in Wireless Networks

2. Potential Performance Issues in Wireless Networks

Wireless networks are now more dominant than their hard-wired counterparts, but they can have some potential performance issues. This lesson will talk about those potential issues and explain how some of them can be remediated.

What is a Reliable Wireless Network? - Definition & Factors

3. What is a Reliable Wireless Network? - Definition & Factors

This lesson describes wireless networks and the usual causes of signal interference that result in network unreliability. It focuses on how TCP/IP breaks data into packets to ensure that it is sent and received reliably from one device to another.

Wireless Network Coverage: Definition & Limitations

4. Wireless Network Coverage: Definition & Limitations

In this lesson, we will study wireless networks and the definition of wireless network coverage. We'll examine the limitations to the scope of coverage in wireless network infrastructure with a focus on wireless Local Area Networks (LANs)

Detecting & Correcting Gaps in Wireless Network Coverage

5. Detecting & Correcting Gaps in Wireless Network Coverage

This lesson explores what causes gaps in coverage and why unacceptable coverage in a wireless network should be remedied when it is encountered. You will also explore how to detect holes in coverage and remedy them.

How to Implement Guest Access to a Wireless Network

6. How to Implement Guest Access to a Wireless Network

In this lesson we will discuss why you should implement a guest access network at home and at a business and why it is import to have this kind of network access as part of your network. We will also discuss some steps on how to enable this feature in your home and in a business.

Asymmetry in Wireless Networks: Definition & Potential Issues

7. Asymmetry in Wireless Networks: Definition & Potential Issues

This lesson explores asymmetry in computer networks. You'll learn how asymmetry affects network operation and find out how to recognize and test for asymmetries.

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