The article covers all the benefits, drawbacks, advantages and disadvantages of Wi-Fi LANs that is also known as wireless networking. Nowadays all the computers are coming with the built in Wi-Fi that means you need no more device to connect with your CPU to make connectivity to wireless networks. Before going towards pros and cons of Wi-Fi or wireless networks we must read the little introduction / definition of WiFi.
What is Wifi?
These are the signals that come from our internet router or we can also connect it from our mobiles to our computer and laptop even to other mobiles. It uses the radio frequency of various speeds and bands. Wireless networking technology based on WLAN that enables Wifi Access point to connect to the internet. “WiFi Stands for Wireless Friendly” now let’s read some major Benefits, advantages and disadvantages of WiFi Wireless Networking.
What are the Advantages of WiFi?
- It is the much faster internet service as compared to other 3g, 4g and other internet providers.
- Using the Wifi on your mobile phones or tablets saves battery health. On the other hand if you connect to the internet by Mobile Data, it will show you a low battery option very soon.
- Wireless network is mobility friendly in case of outside the home or office in a coffee shop or in any other public place we have free wifi without any cost.
- The charges of wifi are always less than as compared to our other SIM and data packages.
- We have the many advantages of Wi-fi always all time on Airports, Railway stations, Special Metro Bus Stands and other public places. Because if you are moving one country to another so in this case your SIM or Network provider will never support you in another country but the Wifi works everywhere the same.
- Download easily and quickly the large size files that are impossible to download by mobile data.
- Another pros of Wifi in the list of advantages of wireless networking is that it needs no wire or physical cable for connection.
- It is the best ever option for those devices that do not have the capability of wire connections.
- The router of wi-fi can easily connect to multiple routers and give the connections to more people..
- The signals of Wifi can be expendable by using the wifi-extender device.
- Wi-fi saves our money by the cost of cable.
- Free facilities to your customers will increase the sales and more customers. For example if you are giving the free access of WI-FI in the hotel then customers will stay in your hotels again.
- Mobile hotspot is another example of Wi-fi and it gives more benefits and advantages to cell phones that other users to get signals from your devices and use it like Wifi.
What are the Disadvantages of WiFi?
- The first drawback of Wifi is not strong and power full as compared to cable networks but it is powerful as compared to mobile data.
- Biggest disadvantages of wifi are the security issues because there are many encryption technologies that are able to connect to your wifi easily with hacking.
- Wifi connectivity is actually the connection between the mobile and router on radio waves so it is not giving the full speed. The signals are spread around on the other side wire connection the full strength and speed.
- It is the worst device only for those that have no wireless connectivity.
- Wi-Fi is the awkward to use as interface over, that WiFi network is being configured
- The last disadvantages of Wifi is when I have a new connection to my office my college and friends ask me for the wifi password.
- More connections on one Wi-fi reduce the speed of data sending and receiving.
- The maximum signal strength of a Wifi router is about 30 to 100 meters.
- Many wireless networks provide the software that must be installed in the computer to connect to it.
- Sometimes wifi and router does not work properly in case we have a special person to solve the problem in the router settings.
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