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ethernet
a system for connecting a number of computer systems to form a local area network, with protocols to control the passing of information and to avoid simultaneous transmission by two or more systems.
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wireless
using radio, microwaves, etc. (as opposed to wires or cables) to transmit signals.
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network
a group or system of interconnected people or things.
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powerline
a cable carrying electrical power, especially one supported by pylons or poles.
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router
A hardware device designed to take incoming packets, analyze the packets, moving the packets to another network, converting the packets to another network interface, dropping the packets, directing packets to the appropriate locations, and performing
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LAN
A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a home, school, computer laboratory, or office building, using network media.
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WAN
A wide area network (WAN) is a network that covers a broad area (i.e., any telecommunications network that links across metropolitan, regional, national or international boundaries) using leased telecommunication lines.
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ISP
An Internet Service Provider (ISP) is a company that provides you with access to the Internet, usually for a fee. The most common ways to connect to an ISP are by using a phone line (dial-up) or broadband connection (cable or DSL).
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cable network
Networking cables are used to connect one network device to other network devices or to connect two or more computers to share printer, scanner etc. Different types of network cables like Coaxial cable, Optical fiber cable, Twisted Pair cables are us
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wireless network
A wireless network is any type of computer network that uses wireless data connections for connecting network nodes.
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using radio, microwaves, etc. (as opposed to wires or cables) to transmit signals.

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wireless

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a group or system of interconnected people or things.

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a cable carrying electrical power, especially one supported by pylons or poles.

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A hardware device designed to take incoming packets, analyze the packets, moving the packets to another network, converting the packets to another network interface, dropping the packets, directing packets to the appropriate locations, and performing

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