The access point is usually a bridge that connects wireless local area network with the local area network such like LAN. Therefore, the access point should be at least two network interfaces like here:

  • Wi-Fi 
  • Ethernet or modem DSL standard 


According to the latest standards most modern manufactured access points include a DHCP server and also router. Some models are equipped with a USB what is used in hotels, telecommunications companies or medical centers. What we can see here -

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