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August 16, 2016updated 01 Feb 2017 10:57am

What is an access point?

Access points are used in wireless networks.

By Vinod

In networking, a wireless access point is hardware that transmits and receives data wirelessly.

The access point usually connects to a router, provides connections between users and serves as a point of interconnection between the local wireless network and a fixed network.

An access point can also be built into the router.

An access point may receive data by a wired connection such as an ethernet, then send and receive traffic to wireless clients.

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