Hubnet

Hubnet

(networking)
A 50 Mb/s optical fibre network developed at Toronto University. Network topology is a rooted tree with a maximum of 65536 hosts with maximum separation of 2 km. The protocol is multiple access, collision avoidance, echo detect and retry.

[Computer Systems Equipment Design, Jan 85].
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There were people who wanted better access but couldn't afford FDDI, so we came up with the Hubnet, a collection of Ethernet hubs that go out to divisional routers.
Currently 700 users are live on the system, and with the recent launch of HubNet, an Internet based variant of Simply Hub's leased-line solution, the user base is expected to grow rapidly.