Wi-Fi Analogies for Non-Technical Audience

Keith Parsons of Wireless LAN Professionals writes:

I had a task to help bring a bunch of non-technical people up to speed on how/why they needed to spend funds and time to upgrade their Wi-Fi networks to support a 1:1 initiative — where each student in K-12 has a minimum of one Wi-Fi enabled device.

I couldn’t use much in the way of analogies comparing Wired Networks to Wireless Networks — this audience didn’t have the base wired network knowledge as a baseline.

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Stephen Foskett

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