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Ethernet Cable
Original method for connecting computers. (Modern is Cat5) Cable is connected by network interface cards. Ethernet speeds runs from basic (10Mb), fast (100Mb)and Gigabit(1000Mb)
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Network
Network is the ability to connect computers to the internet. LAN (local area network) connects computers in the same house, they share the same internet connection.
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Wireless
This network allows computers to communicate via radio/micro waves if they have wireless network card. Speed between 11-54Mb
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Powerline
This is another method which uses existing mains power circuits in the house for data transmission . Uses plug sockets.
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Router
A router connects all of the computers in a network to the modem.
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WAN
Wide Area Network, is a network which covers a wide area. Uses telecom wires and can connect around the many different places.
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ISP
Internet service provider- Different aspects are: Cost, speed, download limits, email+webspace, storage, security, parental control, reliability and customer service.
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Cable Network
A computer network passes data from one computer to another. It does this by using physical cables of some kind.
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Wireless Network
A computer Network where data passes through radio or microwaves rather than a cable.
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Network is the ability to connect computers to the internet. LAN (local area network) connects computers in the same house, they share the same internet connection.

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Network

Card 3

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This network allows computers to communicate via radio/micro waves if they have wireless network card. Speed between 11-54Mb

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Card 4

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This is another method which uses existing mains power circuits in the house for data transmission . Uses plug sockets.

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Card 5

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A router connects all of the computers in a network to the modem.

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