Meetinghouse wireless Internet benefits
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The main (and obvious) benefit of wireless Internet is that you're not limited by having to physically plug your device into the firewall in order to have Internet and network access. Some of these benefits include:
- The physical layout of your network will not be limited by whether a wire can reach a location. This makes it easier to have computers in multiple parts of the building and to have them spread out throughout your building (this may also be limited by the strength of the wireless signal).
- More mobility with laptop computers and other mobile devices.
- Because no direct Ethernet connection is needed for wireless connection, the number of devices you connect is not limited by the number of physical ports in the meetinghouse firewall.
For a more comprehensive list of wired vs wireless options, see meetinghouse networking.