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Difference between Wifi and Internet

  • Last Updated : 30 Mar, 2020

Wi-Fi and Internet are two completely different things. Wi-Fi is more sort of a facility that gives wireless Internet access to smartphones, computers, or other devices within a selected range.

On the other hand the Internet is a language through which computers communicate (send and receive their information) via the Internet Protocol. It’s sort of a massive network of networks that connects many computers globally in order that users at one computer can interact or share information with users at another computer as long as they’re connected to the web.

So, let’s see that the difference between Wi-Fi and Internet:

1.It is a wireless networking technology that is used to send and receive signals from nearby devices in order to provide the Internet access.Whereas it is a telecommunication networking technology by which the device are interconnected globally.
2.In wi-fi radio frequency waves are used in order to send and receive the information.Whereas in the Internet, a set of predefined rules governed by the TCP / IP suite is used.
3.WiFi is one of the few ways to access the Internet.Whereas unlike wi-fi, the Internet is a language through which the computers are communicate.
4.Wireless devices can be connected to WiFi but it is not necessarily to the Internet.While in the Internet, wifi is not required in order to connect computers globally.
5.In WiFi, DSL devices and routers are required.In the Internet, a device is needed to connect the Internet and LAN servers.
6.In WiFi, a computer is connected to the Internet.Whereas in the Internet, many computers are connected to a network.
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