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CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Wireless Networking Protocols

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Wireless Networking Protocols

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As wireless gadgets proliferate, so do their network protocols. This course helps you distinguish between WiFi standards 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, and 802.11ac; the frequencies they use, the channels they offer, and how well they perform against one another. Other wireless standards discussed include Bluetooth, Near Field Communication (NFC), Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), and Zigbee and Z-Wave for Iot devices and low power applications. Finally, this course compares 3G, 4G, 5G, and LTE cellular communication standards and their application to mobile devices.

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CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Wireless Networking Protocols

  • describe features of 802.11a
  • list features of 802.11b
  • differentiate between 802.11g and other 802.11 standards
  • describe 802.11n features
  • list 802.11ac features
  • differentiate between 2.4 and 5 GHz frequencies
  • list the benefits of wireless channels 1-11
  • list the features of Bluetooth
  • describe features of NFC and RFID
  • describe features of Zigbee and Z-Wave
  • differentiate between 3G, 4G, 5G, and LTE
  • configure wireless networking protocols
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