public network

public network

[′pəb·lik ′net‚wərk]
(communications)
A communications network that can be used by anyone, usually on a fee basis.

public network

A communications network that resides outside the organization's firewall. The term typically refers to the Internet; however, there are military and financial networks that are public with regard to the firewall but not part of the global Internet. Contrast with private network.
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These six public network choices are selectable through a convenient front panel switch, providing a communication path for any operational scenario.
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Sweet Spot's Internet Key provides solutions to private and public network operators in major venues including corporate offices, hotels/resorts, airports, convention centers, marinas, train stations, shopping malls, restaurants/cafes, and apartments/condos.
SafeNet (NASDAQ:SFNT), a leading provider of private and public network security solutions that set the standard for securing virtual private and wide area networks, today announced that the Directorate General of Tax of Indonesia Government has selected SafeNet's SafeEnterprise(TM) Security System to secure taxpayer information, adding a high assurance level of security against unauthorized access to tax records.
Nasdaq:JNPR) outlined its vision for a new approach to public network infrastructure that addresses the problems inherent in today's Internet.
Sonus Networks (Nasdaq: SONS), a leading provider of voice infrastructure solutions for the new public network, today announced that it has completed a public offering of 20 million shares of Common Stock at a per share price of $3.
Nasdaq:OBAS), a leader in digital streaming solutions, has joined leading European technology companies and research institutes to develop a multimedia framework that will enable the search and secure delivery of digital content on the public network, while protecting the rights of digital content owners (DRM) and the privacy of consumers.
Large, predominantly wholesale customers are growing into huge volumes of capacity they bulked up on a relatively speculative basis," said Steve Koppman, senior analyst for Gartner Dataquest's Worldwide Public Network Services program.
Nasdaq: JNPR), a leading provider of trusted infrastructures for the New Public Network, today announced that Korea Telecom, the world's largest provider of advanced broadband services, has selected Juniper Networks M20 Internet Routers to enhance performance and alleviate capacity demand throughout its national high-speed backbone network, PUBnet.