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Click to edit Master subtitle style Telecommunications and Networks Chapter 6
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Learning Objectives l The concept of a network l Metcalfe’s law l Telecommunications and Internet technologies l Internet, intranet, and extranet applications l Transmission signals and media l Wireless network technologies To understand how computer hardware, software, data, and communication networks interact with the business process .
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Network Concepts l A network is an interconnected group or system l Examples: A road system A chain of hotels Members of a church or club Connected computers (Text Page 208)
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Telecommunications Network Model l A telecommunications network is any arrangement where… A sender transmits a message to a receiver Over a channel Consisting of some sort of medium
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Networking Technologies l PAN – Personal Area Networks Smallest area networks l LAN – Local Area Network l CAN – Campus Area Network On a university campus or not l MAN – Metropolitan Area Network l WAN – Wide Areas Network The Whole World; Use satelites Under water cables Network types from smallest to largest: (Text Page 228 - 229)
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This note was uploaded on 09/30/2010 for the course MIS 388 taught by Professor Kohers during the Spring '08 term at Sam Houston State University.

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