Wireless broadband service, in general, is independent of any phone line connection or dial-up system and transmits data using radio waves.
Basically, it is connected through an outdoor antenna; which-in-turn connects with the network of neighborhood repeater stations. This service of course is 10 times faster than conventional dial-up service. All it needs is only a notebook PC with wireless networking card fitted with it. In addition, the technology helps in offering the broad band service with unrestricted variety.
Types & Features:
However, the most dependable Wireless Internet Connections come in two different forms, one the Wireless Fidelity (WiFi) and another called the Wide Area Wireless. WiFi is in fact, is a good option and is primarily intended for communication between devices such as computers, printers and scanners. They find their purpose in places like cafes, airports, motorway services and main railways stations where other types of broadband are not possible. They in some special cases find their way in setting up private wireless networks at home and at office. This improves the chances of moving your PC or laptop while accessing the Internet.
A wide area wireless system, on the other hand, functions with fixed antennas which allow its users to connect with high speed Internet facility over the air. It covers a large area, let’s say maybe, an entire city and provides transmission in a more efficient manner. It is in fact, a boon to home users as they have no limitation of who’s using them. Moreover, they also provide an upload speed of around 256 Kbps which is of great benefit to the users. They also provide means of setting up a wireless local network (WLAN) at your home or office, there by making every person to have access to wireless broadband service any where and at all times.