wireless network



  • noun a network that does not use cable to transmit data between computers, but instead uses radio signals to transmit signals, normally using the 802.11b or 802.11a transmission protocol.


  • A network whose nodes communicate via radio frequency waves, such as microwaves or infrared waves. Wireless LANs and wireless WANs are examples. Such networks feature benefits such as comparative ease of setting it up, and the removal of most mobility restrictions. Its abbreviation is wireless net (2).