public network

public network

[′pəb·lik ′net‚wərk]
(communications)
A communications network that can be used by anyone, usually on a fee basis.
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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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A spokesperson said 90% of charging is still done at home and the outlay for using the public network "will still be significantly cheaper" than running a petrol or diesel car.
The team found that participants who had a higher publicness heuristic perceived a public network at the coffee shop as less secure than their home or a university network, and as a result, disclosed less information and said they participated in fewer unethical behaviours.
To support this development, the XinFin developer community will develop a relay bridge between the Corda private Network to the XinFin Public Network. This will create the ability to relay a limited set of data and transactions from privacy channels to the public network.
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Al Bishi said that the company will allow the initial application for the service on its website se.com.sa starting from September 17, in order to estimate how many participants wish to install solar systems and study the volume of demand and energy produced and its impact on the public network.
If you share files across a public network, the hacker can plant infected software on your computer.
KARACHI -- Council of Pakistan Newspapers Editors (CPNE) has formed a public network for Right to Information which will work simultaneously in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Peshawar and Quetta.
Reza said in a statement that: "The process of exporting Iranian gas to Iraq will begin during the current Iranian year (ends on March 20, 2016) at a rate of 5 to 7 million cubic meters a day." He pointed to the adoption of investments worth $ 2.5 billion in order to complete the project of extending the pipeline 6 to the public network of the country and from that starts export gas to Iraq.
When a community does not have enough resources for a corporation to exploit profitably, and no government agency is able or willing to create a public network, communities create their own.
The government has also flirted with the idea of shutting down RTP and instead privatizing RTP-1, the main public TV network, but, reportedly, only to achieve the reduced goal of privatizing the second public network.