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Ethernet and Token Ring

How do Ethernet and Token Ring LANs compare?

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Token Ring is single access, meaning there is only one token. Thus, at any given time only one station is able to use the LAN. Ethernet is a shared access medium, where all stations have equal access to the network at the same time.

This was first published in January 2003

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