Whether you are a business or residential Internet surfer, a wireless Internet
connection or Wi-Fi can significantly improve your computing experience with
lightning fast broadband speed as well as improved mobility.
With our rapidly growing technology oriented society of personal digital assistants,
cell phones, and other mobile technology, the demand for wireless connections with
increased broadband width has significantly increased over the last few years.
Wireless Internet connectivity has become more affordable and reliable thanks to the
advances in bandwidth technology that provide data transfer up to two megabytes per
second where the norm used to be one megabyte. Additionally, a wireless broadband
connection is more reliable than a satellite connection because the signal does not
have to travel as far for data transfer to commence.
A wireless Internet connection also provides a fast response when you download Web
pages and facilitate email messages due to the improved bandwidth technology.
Interactive applications such as videoconferencing, chat, gaming, multimedia
programs, and social networking, are much easier to use and navigating your
computer in general becomes much more efficient.
For the residential Internet surfer, wireless Internet connectivity means being able to
access a high speed connection without having to install fiber or any associated extra
lines. What's more is that you can create a complete wireless Internet connection
throughout your home that will allow you to access the Internet anywhere within a
one-hundred foot range. This means you can sit out on your deck with your laptop if
you wish or move about freely within your house without sacrificing Internet
connectivity. With wireless Internet you are no longer limited to one room of the
house or even one computer.
Wireless Internet connectivity also has a distinct advantage over a network because it
is easier and more cost effective to set up without the necessary wires that are usually
required for a conventional network configuration.
For the business user, wireless Internet connectivity means the sky is the limit with
regard to mobility. Business people are no longer chained to a desk and can network
with colleagues from anywhere, at any time, and in any place via email, instant
messaging, and Web cam conferencing.
If you have recently purchased a new PC, you will find that most of them are
equipped with wireless capability as a standard feature. This nifty feature will
automatically find the nearest wireless access point and automatically connect to it,
unlike the older methods of having to configure your computer to access a connection.
Wireless Internet connectivity also allows you to use your PC without the
complications of devices that require connection with a cable. With a wireless
connection, the devices are enabled with what is called Bluetooth capability and they
will easily work with any wireless connection.
Wireless technology has also increased its advantages with new breakthrough devices
such as wireless stereo speakers, headphones, computer peripherals, televisions, and
microphones. Without a doubt, we are rapidly becoming a wireless society and in
many ways the advantages are leading to a less stressful and easier way of life in both
the personal and professional venues.