Definitions for "Wireless gateway"
Keywords:  dhcp, firewall, router, nat, station
A somewhat generic term that we use to differentiate between an access point and a more-capable device that can share an Internet connection, serve DHCP, and bridge between wired and wireless networks. You may also see the term "wireless router," or " base station."
a cable modem and wireless router built into one device
a completely free-standing device plugged into the phone line and resides between your network and the internet, therefore using the hardware firewall to maximum effect