My network needs coffee

Which of these has the slowest throughput?

A) 100 megabit Ethernet

B) 802.11b

C) 802.11n

D) 802.11a

E) 802.11g

F) It’s always slowest right after I wake up

The answer: B) 802.11b

The 802.11b standard has a theoretical maximum throughput of 11 megabits per second. 802.11a and 802.11g communicate at 54 Mbit/s, and 802.11n can transmit at a maximum of 600 Mbps/s.

Want to know more? Watch “An Overview of Wireless Networking Standards.”

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