Wireless Network Interface Controller

Abbreviated as WNIC, a wireless network interface card is a network card which is used to connect radio-based computer networks. WNICs uses an antenna to communicate through microwaves and is typically connected using the computer’s PCI bus or USB port. Similar to a Network Interface Card (NIC), the WNIC also works on Layer 1 and Layer 2 of the OSI Model.

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