WiFi

The History of WiFi: 1971 to Today

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The History of WiFi The history of WiFi is long and interesting.  In 1971, ALOHAnet connected the Hawaiian Islands with a UHF wireless packet network. ALOHAnet and the ALOHA protocol were early forerunners to Ethernet, and later the IEEE 802.11 protocols, respectively. Vic Hayes is often regarded as the “father of Wi-Fi.” He started such […]