Month: June 2020

Philly Reveals Wireless Plan

According to the Philadelphia Daily News, at noon today, John Street, the mayor of Philadelphia, Penn., and the city’s CIO, …

WiMAX: Broadband Wireless Access

WiMAX (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) is the IEEE 802.16 standards-based wireless technology that provides MAN (Metropolitan Area Network) broadband …

Interference from Cordless Phones

More and more households and businesses today are using cordless phones, made by a variety of companies, including Panasonic, Siemens, and Sony. The …

A WISP with Vision

John Scrivner, president and CEO of Mt. Vernon Net, a wireless ISP in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, just east of St. Louis, …

Understanding Ad Hoc Mode

Most installed wireless LANs today utilize “infrastructure” mode that requires the use of one or more access points. With this …

Dueling with Microwave Ovens

Radio frequency (RF) interference causes wireless clients and access points to hold off transmitting, which causes delay and lower throughput. …