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Short for wireless fidelity
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Short for wireless fidelity; the same thing as 802.11 (but easier to remember). A wireless standard, for connecting computers to the web. Wi-Fi is gaining popularity because of it's free access and low technology requirements (especially in areas that lack DSL connections). Yet, download speeds are 100 times faster than a standard modem. There are about 1100 WISP's in the US.

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