ICT- connecting to the internet

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Ethernet
Connecting more han one computer. The cable in connected to the computers network interface.
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Network
A computer network is a number of computers linked together to allow them to share resources. Networked computers can share hardware, software and data.
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Wireless
broadcasting, computer networking, or other communication using radio signals, microwaves, etc
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Powerline
Powerline networks are also a popular way of connecting to the router, this uses the mains sockets and wiring as a network cable
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Router
A device that transfers data from one network to another
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LAN
Local Area Network-covers a small area such as one site or building, eg a school or a college.
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WAN
Wide Area Network- covers a large geographical area. Most WANs are made from several LANs connected together.
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A computer network is a number of computers linked together to allow them to share resources. Networked computers can share hardware, software and data.

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Network

Card 3

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broadcasting, computer networking, or other communication using radio signals, microwaves, etc

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Card 4

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Powerline networks are also a popular way of connecting to the router, this uses the mains sockets and wiring as a network cable

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Card 5

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A device that transfers data from one network to another

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