Networks

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This is about Networks as required for WJEC GCSE ICT Unit 3
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WAN Wide Area Network
LAN Local Area Network
Hub A hardware device that connects several network devices together e.g. in a star network.
Switch Ensures data is sent between 2 computers to avoid data collisions by making a direct connection between the two devices.
Router Transfers data from one network to another.
Repeater Boosts the signal in a network after it has been distorted and made smaller
Bridge Connects 2 networks together that have the same protocol.
Modem Converts network signals from digital to analogue and analogue to digital.
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