8 Replies Latest reply: Mar 6, 2015 9:17 PM by Darby Weaver CCNP/CCDP RSS

    what is the difference between 3g Mobile internet and wifi wireless network?


      I’ve noticed that quite a few people are confused by wireless internet media, more specifically 3G and WiFi. Every time I try and explain it, I end up drawing a rough sketch outlining the differences. Here’s a neat diagram showing the difference between the two:


      after u download the diagram below note







      • While some Internet Service Providers offer both 3G and WiFi internet, they usually consider them separate services and require separate subscriptions.
      • 3G is almost always more expensive than WiFi connected to a fixed service, so when WiFi is available – use it!
      • Most 3G Service Providers offer a USB modem with their subscription services at a cost.
      • 3G can be quite fast, but is in most cases worse than WiFi.
      • Other wireless technologies also exist. See how WiMax works