How does a multipoint circuit differ from a point-to-point circuit?
A multipoint circuit
is different from a point-to-point circuit in the number of shared computers that are connected to
In a multipoint circuit the circuit is shared like my wireless LAN at my home.
point-to-point circuit the circuit is connected for example from one router at a remote site to
another router at the main site.
These two sites are able to fill the capacity of the circuit by using
a dedicated circuit to communicate.
Describe three types of guided media.
One type of media is twisted-pair cable.
consists of a piece of wire that is twisted a certain amount of times in order to reduce
electromagnetic interference between any other pairs of twisted wires.
Twisted-pair cabling is
manly used in regular home telephones.
Coaxial cable has a copper inner core that is surrounded
by an outer shield.
It is still used as a media for cable TV and microwave transmission.