network drop

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network drop

A connection point in a network. The term generally refers to a local area network (LAN). Network drops are typically wall outlets with an Ethernet jack that a computer or other network device can plug into.
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The teams have been receptive to our requests, from small things like LAN drop locations to some larger things like VTC capability locations.
The author of this article would have us believe that a remote LAN drop supported by an infrared signal is included within the definition of last mile, but clearly the product is not being used to access a public network--it is simply behaving as a strand of cable connecting remote terminals in a local area network
While there was typically only one standard Ethernet classified LAN drop in ready rooms, there were several drops available to provide fiber-optic connections to the SIPRNET.