• September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    connection

    In telecommunication and computing in general, a connection is the successful completion of necessary arrangements so that two or more parties (for example, people or programs) can communicate at a long distance.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    crossover cable

    A crossover cable is a cable that is used to interconnect two computers by "crossing over" (reversing) their respective pin contacts.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Personal Access Communications System (PACS)

    Personal Access Communications System (PACS) is a type of wireless telephone network compatible with telephone sets, answering machines, fax machines, and computers.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Evernet

    The term Evernet has been used to describe the convergence of wireless, broadband, and Internet telephony technologies that will result in the ability to be continuously connected to the Web anywhere using virtually any information device.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    satellite Internet connection

    A satellite Internet connection is an arrangement in which the upstream (outgoing) and the downstream (incoming) data are sent from, and arrive at, a computer through a satellite.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    cable modem termination system (CMTS)

    A cable modem termination system (CMTS) is a component that exchanges digital signals with cable modems on a cable network.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    fast retransmit and recovery (FRR)

    In TCP/IP, fast retransmit and recovery (FRR) is a congestion control algorithm that makes it possible to quickly recover lost data packets.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    transactional e-mail

    Transactional e-mail is a type of Web-based marketing in which e-mail recipients can buy goods and services directly from an e-mail message, without being redirected to the retailer's Web site.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    phantom dialing

    In mobile wireless communication, phantom dialing is a term used to describe what occurs when a user unintentionally presses a pre-programmed auto-dial number on their cellular telephone keypad and unintentionally initiates a phone call.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    terbo

    The suffix terbo appears in the V.32terbo modem protocol and indicates the third version of the V.32 protocol.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    media access management

    In the Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) communication reference model, media access management is performed by the Media Access Control (MAC) sublayer of the Data-Link Layer.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    satellite return Internet connection

    A satellite return Internet connection is an arrangement in which incoming data arrives at your computer from a satellite downlink and outgoing data (such as your request for the next Web page) is sent over a regular telephone line.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    registered port numbers

    The registered port numbers are the port numbers that companies and other users register with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) for use by the applications that communicate using the Internet's Transmission Control ...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    cable head-end

    A cable head-end (or headend) is the facility at a local cable TV office that originates and communicates cable TV services and cable modem services to subscribers.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    10BASE-F

    10BASE-F, one of several physical media specified by IEEE 802.3, is the use of optical fiber in an Ethernet local area network (LAN).  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    802.3

    802.3 is a standard specification for Ethernet, a method of physical communication in a local area network (LAN), which is maintained by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    spatial division multiple access (SDMA)

    Also see frequency division multiple access (FDMA) and time division multiple access (TDMA).  Continue Reading

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