What Is an Access Point (AP)?

June 28, 2022

An Access Point (AP) is a device for creating a wireless Local Area Network (LAN). Access points connect to a router, switch, or hub via Ethernet cable and emit a Wi-Fi signal in an area. Access points can handle many simultaneous connections and extend the network when used in business settings.

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