The Internet protocol suite is the set of communications protocols that implement the protocol stack on which the Internet and most commercial networks run. It is sometimes called the TCP/IP protocol suite, after the two most important protocols in it: the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and the Internet Protocol (IP), which were also the first two defined.

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Essentially, for the purposes of our discussion here, TCP/IP is the set of protocols which allows clients to browse the internet. Wi-Fi is the networking medium for transmitting the data using the TCP/IP protocol suite, and it is the flow of TCP/IP traffic which Hautspot controls.