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All posts on the topic of Wireless LANs including 802.11 standards, Wi-Fi alliance etc. that are not related to any specific WLAN vendor

Wi-Fi CSMA/CA – Going Deep

Wi-Fi CSMA/CA – Going Deep

In my career as a Wireless Engineer I have read a whole bunch of articles on Wireless Arbitration and how it works and to be perfectly honest, I have not ever really looked deep enough to fully understand how the carrier medium is actually marked as busy by the PHY and MAC layers. I learnt pretty early on that at the beginning of the transmission of a frame, there is a field somewhere that tells all the other stations to…

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The Great WLAN Vendor Consolidation of 2015?

The Great WLAN Vendor Consolidation of 2015?

So. One of the things I have been thinking about recently is the state of many Enterprise WLAN Vendors¬†in the marketplace. Before I go any further I should ¬†state that any of the opinions I express here are purely my own and I am not speaking for anyone else apart from sharing my own personal musings on the topic. So don’t take this too seriously.