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Wi-Fi Standards

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The following are some of the product compatibility standards for wireless local area networks (WLAN) based on the IEEE 802.11 specifications.

WMM (Wi-Fi Multimedia)

Wi-Fi Multimedia (formerly known as Wireless Multimedia Extensions) refers to QoS (Quality of Service) over Wi-Fi.

WEP (Wired Equivalent Privacy)

WEP provides data confidentiality services by encrypting the data sent between wireless nodes.


Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) is an implementation that provides enhanced security for wireless networks and is based on a subset of the IEEE 802.11i standard


WPA2 provides a stronger encryption mechanism through Advanced Encryption Standard (AES)..

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