Definitions for "Wireless Local Area Network"
Keywords:  wlan, lan, microwave, radio, campus
Wireless Local Area Networks provide cable-free connection between notebooks, desktop PCs, printers, PDAs and your office network via wireless base stations. WLANs are typically used to extend the reach of a conventional wired LAN. The major standard for WLAN networks is 802.11.
LAN network where radio, microwave, or infrared links take the place of physical cables. Also known as Cableless LANs (CLANs).
a local area network that uses high frequency radio signals to transmit and receive data over distances of a few hundred feet; uses ethernet protocol