802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, Pre-N, 802.11n, MIMO, WiMAX, 802.16, 802.11i, IEEE, etc.
what do all of these numbers really mean? What do they stand for? If you’ve seen them before then you know that they all pertain to wireless networking, but that’s about it. Check out what InformationWeek.com says about the wireless jargon. In 10 minutes you’ll be jumbling wireless 802’s and acronyms like a real pro.