Wi-Fi is a wireless standard for connecting electronic devices. A Wi-Fi enabled device such as a personal computer, video game console, smartphone, and digital audio player can connect to the Internet when within range of a wireless network connected to the Internet. A single access point (or hotspot) has a range of about 20 meters (65 feet) indoors. Wi-Fi has a greater range outdoors and multiple overlapping access points can cover large areas. Originally the term stood for wireless fidelity.
It stands for Wireless fidelity and it is a popular term that is used to refer to a high frequency wireless local area network. It uses radio waves to help provide wireless high-speed network and internet connections.