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Unformatted text preview: is again acceptable. d. Would a cellular (wireless) GPRS data link operating at 500kbps work? Why or why not? No. The bandwidth is too low. The range is sufficient; the cellular carrier will carry the traffic across more than one cell if needed. e. Would a 10Mbps Ethernet LAN be sufficient to link all the RFID readers in the warehouse to a communications server in the warehouse, which then sent all traffic over a network link (possibly using a different technology) to the headquarters? Yes. The bandwidth is sufficient, and a LAN can cover a warehouse within its maximum range. f. If there are any unresolved communications issues after answering the questions above, how would you resolve them? Communications from the warehouse to the corporate office must be handled by a MAN technology; Ethernet is almost certainly the best choice....
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