New 802.11g Wireless Standard

alexd troff-news
Tue Feb 11 07:25:32 PST 2003

On Tue, 2003-02-11 at 15:14, Praedor Tempus Atrebates wrote:

> > On Sun, Feb 09, 2003 at 07:53:40PM +0200, Vladimir Ivaschenko wrote:
> > > There are. D-Link DWL-G650, NetGear WG511, Linksys WMP54G are based on
> > > Intersil's Prism GT chipset.
> It would be a mistake to jump on the 802.11g bandwagon right now.  The device 
> manufacturers have NOT agreed on a standard so there are issues with these 
> early devices wrt interoperability.  One vendor's 802.11g device doesn't 
> necessarily understand/interoperate with another vendor's.  There is also 
> some question still about 802.11b compatibility.  Wait until there is an 
> agreed upon standard such that all vendor's products play nice with other 
> vendor's products and truly are back-compatible with 802.11b.


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