Question: What Is The Difference Between Wi Fi And The Internet?

What is the difference between the internet and wifi?

WiFi is a family of radio technologies commonly used for wireless local area networking (WLAN) of devices.

While the Internet is the global system of interconnected computer networks that use the Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) to link devices worldwide.

Do you need an Internet provider for WiFi?

Both a WiFi connection and an ethernet cable allow your device to connect to your router and create a local network. If the router is connected to the internet (by paying for service from an internet provider) then all the wired and wifi devices on the router will have internet.

What is Wi Fi short for?

Wi-Fi is simply a trademarked term meaning IEEE 802.11x. The false notion that the brand name “Wi-Fi” is short for “wireless fidelity” has spread to such an extent that even industry leaders have included the phrase wireless fidelity in a press release.

What is a Wi Fi network?

Wi-Fi is the name of a popular wireless networking technology that uses radio waves to provide wireless high-speed Internet and network connections. A common misconception is that the term Wi-Fi is short for “wireless fidelity,” however this is not the case. Wi-Fi is simply a trademarked phrase that means IEEE 802.11x.