Internet Connection articles

How Fast Can A Wi-Fi Network Move?

Published: June 19, 2020, 1:19 p.m. in WiFi / Wi-Fi, Internet Connection, Internet Speed by Emil S.

A Wi-Fi standard indicates the maximum amount of theoretical speed of a Wi-Fi network. Wi-Fi, like most computer networks, caters to various performance levels, and it depends on the standard of technology that it uses. Previously, the 802.11.ac standard is the fastest. However, soon enough, the new 802.11ax standard moved ...

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How to find a Free Wi-Fi Hotspot near you.

Published: June 17, 2020, 7:18 a.m. in Internet Connection, WiFi / Wi-Fi by Emil S.

Having a Wi-Fi connection means that you can never get bored and that you have a means of communication. There is no excuse to be out of the grid now that there are a thousand places that offer free Wi-Fi connectivity and you can access them with your laptop, tablet, ...

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Introduction to All Kinds of Area Networks Explained

Published: May 19, 2020, 8:31 a.m. in Internet Connection, LAN, WAN, VLAN by Emil S.

What's the difference between LAN and WAN and other networks? A method to classify the several types of computer networks is by their scale or scope. Historically, the networking community refers to most designs as an area network variant. Here are the most common area networks types: LAN: Local Area Network ...

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Maximizing the Speed of an 802.11n Wi-Fi Network

Published: May 15, 2020, 1:01 p.m. in Internet Speed, Internet Connection by Emil S.

The 802.11n Network The 802.11n (Wi-Fi 4) protocol has been around since 2009 and allows a network to operate on two frequencies. One is a low-band frequency with data throughput reaching peaks of up to 2.4 GHz, while the high-band allows data burst speeds up to 5 GHz. In theory, an ...

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The Difference of 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, & 5G Network Connection

Published: May 6, 2020, 12:44 p.m. in Internet Connection, 4G, 5G, 3G by Emil S.

The characters 1G, 2G, 3G, 4G, and 5G refers to the wireless technology being used on your cell phone. "G" means "generation." When you connect to the Internet on your smartphone, you may notice that the strength of your signal can be shown in these values next to your signal ...

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When Will the US Get a 5G Network?

Published: May 6, 2020, 12:42 p.m. in 5G, Reviews, Internet Connection by Emil S.

The 5th generation mobile network has finally arrived and promises a new level of performance that will have a much more significant impact on our lives than previous generations. 5G comes with a network infrastructure to support the manufacture of more powerful smart devices that can achieve multi-gigabyte transfer rates. ...

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How to Troubleshoot a Lost Wireless Connection

Published: May 2, 2020, 8:48 a.m. in Wireless Network, Internet Connection, How-to by Emil S.

Confirm that Wi-Fi has been enabled, it could be a simple matter of one of the hardware or software Wi-Fi switches being turned off. Check the Switches on the Router The router itself could be turned off, so check the indicator light. Routers usually come with a physical toggle for ...

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What is a 10.1.1.1 IP Address?

Published: April 30, 2020, 9:15 a.m. in Internet Connection, Home Networking, IP address by Emil S.

A default range used by some routers for home networks. The 10.1.1.1 IP Address is a Private Internet Protocol address assigned to devices on local networks operating in this particular address range. Some home broadband routers (like D-Link and Belkin models) have default 10.1.1.1 IP address. Why Use a 10.1.1.1 ...

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A comparison of 3G and 4G technology

Published: April 30, 2020, 3:37 a.m. in Internet Connection, 3G, 4G by Emil S.

3G and 4G are terms being used to characterize the wireless cellular service’s third and fourth generations. 4G is a relatively new innovation, and it generally provides faster speeds when compared to 3G. If you want to know how #4G is precisely different from 3G, this article is for you. We have ...

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What is a Dual-band Wireless Networking?

Published: April 29, 2020, 12:56 p.m. in Wireless Network, Internet Connection, Dual-band Network by Emil S.

Most modern Wi-Fi routers today are dual-band and can transmit signals on both the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands simultaneously because of two different types of built-in wireless radios. Some of the more premium routers are even tri-bands with a single 2.4GHz plus two 5GHz bands. Having more than one radio gives ...

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