Wednesday, August 20, 2008

History of Wireless LAN

Below are the evolution of Wireless LAN
1970----------1985----------1991----------1997

1970 - ALOHAnet was developed at the University of Hawaii
1985 - Federal Communication Commission (FCC) announced authorized license-free spread spectrum wireless equipment in three ISM bands
1991 - The first IEEE workshop on Wireless LAN was held. Early wireless LAN products had also just appeared in the market and the IEEE 802.11 committee had just started its activities to
develop a standard for wireless LANs

1997 - Federal Communication Commission (FCC) announced authorized license-free spread spectrum wireless equipment in three U-NII bands

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