Flashcards in Internet Formats Deck (8)
DSL (DIGITAL SUBSCRIBER LINE)
Digital subscriber line which was developed as a way to send a second signal down phone lines by sending it at a different frequency.
Cables have a solid copper wire core inside a thick plastic which acts as an insulator.
Special Type Of Flexible Glass
transmitter on one end converts electrical signal to light which then pulses and
travels down the glass cable to the receiver at the other end. The receiver detects
the light and generates an electrical signal that the computer can use.
Internet is connected through a cabled connection and then broadcasted using a router.
Works with radio waves from a network or towers. 3
Used to get internet on your phone, tablet using 3G/4G.
Signal is beamed to a satellite which turns around and beams the signal to you.
Everyone in your area using the satellite internet has to share the bandwidth which
is equally shared out.
There is often a slight delay and it needs a clear line of sight.
Poor Weather can affect
What is an Intranet?
Used internally by an organisation to share information, not available to the public based off the World Wide Web. CAN BE ASSESSED BY INDIVIDUALS AT HOME.