802.11x

The term used to describe the family of 802.11 specifications developed by the IEEE for wireless LAN technology. 802.11 specifies an over-the-air interface between a wireless client and a base station or between two wireless clients.

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.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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