Now, enter the "wireless" part of this definition: Wireless, as defined by WhatIs.com, is when the series of points in a network are connected, not by wires, but by electromagnetic waves which "carry the signal over part or all of the communication path."
So the creation, use and management of a network without wires is called "wireless networking."
To study more about wireless networking, view SearchMobileComputing.com's wireless networking topic section or SearchNetworking.com's wireless LAN topic section. To learn about other basic networking concepts, view these networking FAQs.
This was first published in November 2009