What Is Atheros Wireless LAN?
By Ryan Grant
Atheros Communications Incorporated is a company that delivers Internet connection capabilities. Atheros also provides a wide variety of services, such as wireless LAN Internet connections, Bluetooth connectivity and more.
Atheros Communications Incorporated was formed over 10 years ago, in 1998.
Atheros features a wireless LAN tool called "JumpStart." JumpStart is essentially an easy-to-use installation wizard that allows you to set up a network with a single click of a mouse. JumpStart also has the ability to add additional devices to a network, including MP3 players, digital media players, gaming devices, digital cameras and cellular telephones.
Atheros is one of the leaders in WLAN (wireless local area network) performance. Atheros utilizes a technology called signal-sustain, which improves data transfer input rate by up to 50 percent. Atheros also provides its customers with enhanced wireless capabilities called Super G and Super AG, a technology that they developed themselves. Super G and Super AG delivers its users an astounding 108 MB/s (Megabytes per second) data transfer speed. Atheros also includes another technology that they created, called WNPU (wireless network processor units), which improves Ethernet support and data transfer.
Ryan Grant has been writing professionally since 2008. He resides in Bradford, Ontario, where he works on independent writing projects. He writes for eHow, focusing on how-to, gaming and computer-related topics. Grant holds an Associate in General Studies in communications from the Yorkland School of Toronto.