Advantages and disadvantages of WiFi

Wi-Fi is term full form of Wi-Fi is Wireless fidelity is an alternative to wired technology that is commonly used for connecting devices in wireless mode. Wi-Fi network device connects computers to each other to the internet and to the wired network. This article gives the information about some advantages and disadvantages of Wi-Fi to know more details about Wi-Fi. 

Advantages of Wi-Fi :
  • Ease of installation
  • It is easy to add Wi-Fi client
  • Flexibility
  • Cost effective, Reduce set up the cost
  • Reduce cable clutter
  • Avoid deterioration
  • Secure
  • VOIP facility
  • Flexible computing
  • Better coverage
  • Hotspots
  • Increase efficiency
  • Working inflexible
  • Eliminate re-configuring computer
  • Support roaming
  • Provide high-speed internet access
  • Use unlicensed part of the radio spectrum
  • Mobility facility
  • Cheaper than wired connection as no wires are required
  • Low cost of Implication
  • WiFi enabled USB dongles are available at a very affordable rate from TP-link, D-link, Tenda etc
  • Easy to integrate
  • No need to stick at one place
  • More than one device can be accessed wireless internet connection
Disadvantages of Wi-Fi :
  • Degradation in performance
  • Lesser range
  • Less speed
  • Lesser control
  • Less stable
  • Slower than cable
  • Effect of climatic condition
  • Unauthorized access
  • Compromising data
  • Denial of service
  • Data transfer rate decreases  when the number of clients
  • Limited range of network
  • Full security is difficult to achieve
  • Can generate radiation which can harm the human health
  • Installation problem
  • High power consumption
  • Limited range operation
  • Affected by interference
  • Limited lifetime
  • Risk of cancer
  • Effect of children and pregnant women
  • Sometimes bad weather slows down internet connection speed due to lack of proper WiFi signals
Conclusion :
The conclusion is that WiFi network is not perfect. There are many advantages and disadvantages of a WiFi network. However, it has a lot of advantages. Hence, every day, this modern technology is becoming popular and its uses are increasing on large scale.