By Ben Charny
Staff Writer, CNET News.com
January 8, 2003, 1:51 PM PT
Apple Computer joined a growing band of companies giving the cold
shoulder to 802.11a, marking another setback for the wireless
standard designed to replace 802.11b as the * way to create
home and office wireless networks.
The Mac maker has no plans to make wireless networking equipment
using the 802.11a standard, Greg Joswiak, Apple's vice president of
worldwide hardware product marketing, said Wednesday. Instead, it
plans to add 802.11g technology into the next generation of its
laptops, he said.