HP Broadband Wireless Notebooks Overview
A WLAN connects computers wirelessly
Wireless technologies in HP notebook computers include IEEE 802.11 for wireless local area networks (WLANs), Bluetooth for wireless personal area networks (WPANs), and broadband wireless technologies for wireless wide area networks (WWANs).
A WLAN connects computers wirelessly in corporate offices, homes, and public places such as airports, restaurants, coffee shops, hotels, and universities. In a WLAN, each mobile wireless device communicates with one or more wireless access points, which typically have a range of up to 30 meters (100 feet). The predominant WLAN standards (802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11a, and 802.11n) are collectively called Wi-Fi.