Wireless technologies offer a productive and efficient solution for students, faculty, and staff who are on the run, or just enjoy the outdoors. It is now possible to get internet access on the campus (View selected areas) without plugging into a data jack. With the installation of a wireless base station it is possible to set up a wireless network in your home. This is a great solution for those who do not wish to, or cannot run wiring throughout their home. Some laptops come with an optional wireless card. Wireless cards must meet the IEEE 802.11b standard. All cards sold by DoIT meet this standard.
Theoretical Data rate:
11MBPS (Mega Bits Per Second) which is 20x faster than a 56k Modem
Visit the following link for additional information on wireless setup and requirements.