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A high-speed network that connects local area networks in a metropolitan area and handles the bulk of communications activity across that region
For successful communications, you must have a ____ that connects a communications channel to a receiving device.
A type of communications device that connects multiple computers together and transmits data to its correct destination
Network topology that consists of a single central cable tow hich all computers and other network devices are connected
Type of wireless home network that can send signals over distances up to 1,500 feet in some configurations
An Internet network on which users connect directly to each other's hard disks and exchange files
wireless access point
A central communications device that allows computers and devices to transfer data wirelessly among themselves
A type of network that covers a large geographic area, such as a city, country, or the world, using a communications channel that combines many types of media such as telephone lines, cables, and radio waves
A collection of computers and devices connected via communications devices and transmission media
public Internet access point
Allows users to connect wirelessly to the Internet using their mobile computers or devices
Consists of individual electrical pulses that represent bits grouped together into bytes
Enables devices to transfer data via infrared light waves at rates from 115 kbps to 4Mbps
The maximum amount of data, instructions, or information that can travel over a communications channel
The amount of data, instructions, or information that can travel over a communications channel at one time
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