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Ch 1: Wireless & Mobile Networking Components

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Review the engaging lessons in this entertaining chapter to improve your knowledge of wireless and mobile networking components. Our multiple-choice quizzes and chapter exam can check your comprehension and enhance your ability to excel on an upcoming project, test or assignment.

Wireless & Mobile Networking Components - Chapter Summary

Building a quality understanding of wireless and mobile networking components is easy using this chapter's fun lessons. In a short amount of time, the comprehensive overview our lessons provide can ensure you fully grasp mobile networking, characteristics of wireless transmission, specialized components of mobile networks and more. Explore the lessons in any order that suits your study preferences, and take accompanying quizzes to assess your understanding. If you develop questions about specific lesson topics, be sure to submit them to our subject matter experts. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be ready to do the following:

  • List and describe components of a telecommunications system
  • Differentiate between types of telecommunications hardware
  • Define and list components of a network node
  • Identify and discuss characteristics of mobility in wireless networking
  • Exhibit knowledge of user experience and seamless network environments
  • Discuss the development and management of a mobile app
  • Explain differences between wireless network modes
  • Outline how to create a wireless telecommunication network

10 Lessons in Chapter 1: Wireless & Mobile Networking Components
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The Components of a Telecommunications System

1. The Components of a Telecommunications System

Telecommunication is communication at a distance using electrical signals or electromagnetic waves. Learn about the components and properties of telecommunication systems.

Wireless Transmission Characteristics: Components & Examples

2. Wireless Transmission Characteristics: Components & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn the concepts of wireless transmission and its components. You will study the basics of antennas, frequency ranges, signal types and signal strength.

Telecommunications Hardware: Routers, Modems, Switches, Bridges, and Gateways

3. Telecommunications Hardware: Routers, Modems, Switches, Bridges, and Gateways

Building a computer network requires specialized hardware. Learn about transmission media and the variety of hardware devices needed for a computer network.

Network Node: Definition, Components & Examples

4. Network Node: Definition, Components & Examples

A node can be different things depending on the type of network that's being described. This lesson defines network node, examines the components and provides examples of what a node does in different networks.

Mobile Networking: Definition, Components & Comparison

5. Mobile Networking: Definition, Components & Comparison

In this lesson we will define what a mobile network is and how this type of network aims to provide connectivity for users. We will also discuss how a mobile network differs from other networks, such as wireless networks. Finally, we will discuss the components that make up a mobile network.

Characteristics of Mobility in Wireless Networking

6. Characteristics of Mobility in Wireless Networking

In this lesson we will cover the characteristics of different kinds of mobility exhibited by users of wireless networks. Each pattern presents unique requirements for wireless networks, as they ensure uninterruptible service despite diverse needs.

Specialized Components of Mobile Networks: Characteristics & Requirements

7. Specialized Components of Mobile Networks: Characteristics & Requirements

Mobile networks require complex infrastructure and protocols to support mobility. Components, characteristics and requirements needed for mobile networks are described, as well as the communication protocols used by mobile devices in the United States.

User Experience & Seamless Network Environments

8. User Experience & Seamless Network Environments

Seamless networking environments have become part of our everyday infrastructure. This article describes characteristics of seamless network environments and explains how users experience them.

Mobile App: Definition, Development & Management

9. Mobile App: Definition, Development & Management

In this lesson, we'll take a look at mobile applications, what they are, development and creation characteristics, and mobile application management (MAM).

Wireless Network Modes: Applications & Differences

10. Wireless Network Modes: Applications & Differences

Wired connectivity isn't the only way to go, as new connections often do without. In this lesson, we'll take a look at wireless networks, their uses, and some differences.

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