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wireless mesh network
Last modified: Tuesday, February 21, 2006 

A wireless mesh network (WMN) is a mesh network implemented over a Wireless LAN (WLAN). In WMNs, communications between nodes and those between nodes and clients are over a radio link.

Also see the Wireless LAN Standards chart in the Quick Reference section of Webopedia.

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A new protocol for wireless mesh networks, called the Adaptive Wireless Path Protocol (AWPP), is expected to play a central role in the building of reliable wireless mesh networks, making them easy to manage and deploy.

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Mesh networks are a hot new trend in wireless. In fact, mesh technology is the next step in the evolution of wireless architecture, promising greater flexibility, reliability and performance over conventional Wi-Fi wireless LANs (WLANs).

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