Ethernet hub


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Ethernet hub

A central switching point that all devices on an Ethernet segment plug into. Also known as a "multiport repeater" and sometimes called a "concentrator, the hub shares the total bandwidth among all users. Contrast with Ethernet switch. See hub vs. switch.


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