communications software


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communications software

(communications, software)
Application programs, operating system components, and probably firmware, forming part of a communication system. These different software components might be classified according to the functions within the Open Systems Interconnect model which they provide.
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However, they must buy both special communications software (costing between $500 and $1,500) to translate data into a language compatible with IRS computers and a special 4800-baud bisynchronous modem (which costs between $800 and $2,200).

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