data communication network


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data communication network

[′dad·ə kə‚myü·nə‚kā·shən ′net‚wərk]
(computer science)
A set of nodes, consisting of computers, terminals, or some type of communication control units in various locations, connected by links consisting of communication channels providing a data path between the nodes.
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To extend these technology transfer efforts the centre has introduced new courses on Radio Network Optimization and Data Communication Networks in 2011.
Some technological areas addressed include wireless data communication networks, standards, and security.
He said that optical fiber and satellite communications, roaming, data communication networks, search engine and basic software would be the areas of cooperation.
NTT Indonesia will then lease optic fiber networks of Indosat in Indonesia to provide international data communication networks especially for multinational companies operating in Indonesia.
The patent discloses, among other things, key advances relating to secure data communications with a computing device that roams among Internet Protocol (IP) based data communication networks, and the use of Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP).
In the last several years, we have witnessed the infiltration of wireless technology in the data communication networks. Wireless networks use either the radio spectrum or a diffused infrared signal to connect a mobile end host to a base station which, in turn, is connected to an edge router.
64 percent of IT professionals who replied said access to fast, fiber-based data communication networks was "extremely important" or "very important."
But the agency shifted its outlook on Marconi's debt to 'negative', warning that the current softness in the telecommunications equipment market in general may extend to orders for data communication networks and the European carrier, challenging Marconi's likelihood of achieving its own performance and capital structure targets.
SW56 is also used as a backup service to data communication networks that use fixed circuits.
Access difficulties for rural users then may not be due primarily to lack of physical access to data communication networks; the difficulties may exist because available linkages are underpowered with low bandwidth.
Teleste Oyj (HEL:TLT1V), a Finnish technology company offering broadband video and data communication networks and services, reported on Wednesday that a foreign subsidiary of Teleste is suspected to have become the target of a crime, causing losses that are non-recurring costs.

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