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What is the differenc between wi-fi and internet?

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Asked by Mudit Agrawal, 28 Mar '13 06:05 pm
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Wireless Internet is a vague description in the industry. You will want to clarify what they mean.

It can mean a cellular network connection requiring an expensive ($40-80/month) contract that works (almost) anywhere you can receive cell phone coverage.

It can also mean WIFI which is a wireless connection that bridges the gap between a hard-wired broadband internet connection in your home or office such as DSL. That one only works within a couple hundred feet of the base station aka Wireless Access Point.

WIFI can also be used out and about, but it requires locating a "hotspot" which often require a subscription (or can be free).

for example Starbucks and McDonalds require an account to use their WIFI, but they can be used at any location if you have an account. Some Cellular carriers also have plans that in addition to your cellular phone service include WIFI hotspot access nationwide at participating locations. As an example, I beleive ATT wireless will add hotspot acc ...more
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 28 Mar '13 06:06 pm

 
  
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Wi-fi connects all internet connections.
Answered by Quest, 29 Mar '13 01:08 pm

 
  
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Same as difference between gas and solid state
Answered by myapps, 28 Mar '13 06:10 pm

 
  
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