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CNET editor Dong Ngo explains the difference between Wi-Fi and wireless internet, and answers frequently asked questions on connectivity matters. This post is part of a series and is regularly updated. For the other parts, check out the related stories below. Wi-Fi and internet are two different things. Let me say it again: For years now, the term Wi-Fi has often been synonymous with access to the internet. Most of us use "Wi-Fi" as a shortcut to mean our home broadband internet connection.

And when you're traveling, free Is internet hookup really worth it is understood as free internet since that's the only reason you use Wi-Fi when out and about. In this post, I'll clarify the difference between the two often-confused terms and provide answers to other connection-related questions.

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