802.11g

An extension to 802.11 specification developed by the IEEE for wireless LAN (WLAN) technology that is used for transmission over short distances at up to 54-Mbps in the 2.4 GHz bands.

Recommended Reading: See 802.11 for a complete overview of the 802.11x family of specifications.

Also see Webopedia’s Wireless LAN Standards chart and How Wireless Networks Work.

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