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Unformatted text preview: Used by TCP/IP Multiplexing- How to share a communication channel Frequency - Division Multiplexing ( FDM ) Synchronous communications- Bit stream is delivered with a fixed delay and given error rate. Each bit reaches the destination with the same time delay after leaving the source Asynchronous communications- Bit stream is divided into packets Packets are received with varying delays, so packets can arrive out of order, Some packets are not received correctly Connection-oriented Packets are delivered in order, System confirms delivery and put packets in order, No errors Connectionless Packets are treated individually, Expedited Data, Fast Delivery...
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- Spring '12
- Asynchronous Transfer Mode, virtual circuit, communications- Bit stream