Access point

Updated: 10/02/2017 by Computer Hope

Access pointAlternatively referred to as a base station and wireless router, an access point is a wireless receiver which enables a user to connect wirelessly to a network or the Internet. This term can refer to both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth devices. The image shows a Linksys wireless access point router; it utilizes multiple antennas to improve the signal.

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