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Wireless networking

Terms in relation to computer networks that use (usually) ratio communication to wirelessly connect to the internet.

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Wireless networking

pairing

Network hardware; Wireless networking

The process of creating a persistent link between two Bluetooth devices, which may involve the exchange of a passkey between two devices. This only occurs once; future connections between the devices ...

passkey

Network hardware; Wireless networking

The authentication key used to establish a link between devices. A passkey is similar to a password, but the passkey is only used once you enter the passkey once and won’t need to remember it.

name discovery

Network hardware; Wireless networking

The mechanism that requests and receives a device name.

code network

Network hardware; Wireless networking

In a 3G mobile network, code network refers to the switching part of the UMTS or WCDMA network. It provides call control and performs mobility and high-level security functions such as location ...

cost 231 model

Network hardware; Wireless networking

The most sophisticated empirical model. All walls in the vertical plane between transmitter and receiver are considered, and for each wall, individual materaial properties are taken into account.

coverage

Network hardware; Wireless networking

In wireless communications, coverage refers to the region within which a paging receiver can receive reliably the transmission of the paging signals.

coverage area

Network hardware; Wireless networking

The geographical reach of a mobile communications network or system.

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