Connecting to the Internet

Includes Types of networks, ethernet, wireless, powerline, router, LAN, WAN, ISP, ADSL, cable network, and wireless network.

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ADSL
Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) allows much faster transmission speeds by using frequencies that are not used for voice calls.
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Download
Transfer of a file, e.g a video. from a central computer to your computer.
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Broadband
a high-speed connection to the internet
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Upload
transfer a file from your computer to a central computer, e.g. your ISP
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ISP
Internet Service Provider, a company that will supply a building with internet connection that is paid for by the household/owner. e.g. talk talk.
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Bandwidth
The amount of data that can fit through an internet connection.
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Firewall
A system designed to prevent unauthorised access to your computer when connected to a network such as the internet.
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Spyware
software that can be installed on your computer without your knowledge, which collects information about your logins and passwords and sends details to another computer on the internet.
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Card 2

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Transfer of a file, e.g a video. from a central computer to your computer.

Back

Download

Card 3

Front

a high-speed connection to the internet

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Card 4

Front

transfer a file from your computer to a central computer, e.g. your ISP

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Internet Service Provider, a company that will supply a building with internet connection that is paid for by the household/owner. e.g. talk talk.

Back

Preview of the back of card 5
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