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upgrading a LAN from UTP to RF

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The earliest LANs used coaxial cable as a transmission medium. Over time, unshielded twisted pair (UTP) wiring emerged as a better and faster medium. Wireless (RF) LANs are emerging as cheaper and faster alternatives to UTP. What concerns might be faced with a decision regarding upgrading a LAN from UTP to RF? What would guide that decision?

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The earliest LANs used coaxial cable as a transmission medium. Over time, unshielded twisted pair (UTP) wiring emerged as a better and faster medium. Wireless (RF) LANs are emerging as cheaper and faster alternatives to UTP. What concerns might be faced with a decision regarding upgrading a LAN from UTP to RF? What would guide that decision?

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