Q
Problem solve Get help with specific problems with your technologies, process and projects.

Wireless bridge vs. wireless access point

What's the difference between a wireless bridge and a wireless access point?
A wireless bridge can connect another wireless bridge and transparently bridge two networks. A wireless bridge can also connect wireless clients at the same time. A wireless access point can connect wireless clients only. Another wireless access point can be connected only as a repeater for connecting wireless clients.
This was last published in January 2003

Dig Deeper on Wireless LAN (WLAN)

Have a question for an expert?

Please add a title for your question

Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.

You will be able to add details on the next page.

Start the conversation

Send me notifications when other members comment.

Please create a username to comment.

-ADS BY GOOGLE

SearchUnifiedCommunications

SearchMobileComputing

SearchDataCenter

SearchITChannel

Close