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The transmission of data from one computer to another, or from one device to another. A communications device, therefore, is any machine that assists data transmission. For example, modems, cables, and ports are all communications devices. Communications software refers to programs that make it possible to transmit data.



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Outstanding Page Communications and telecommunications resources
WWW Virtual Library's collection of links to communications and telecommunications companies, standards, organizations, and products. Updated on May 28, 1998

Outstanding Page The Cabling Directory
The Cabling Directory is an interactive information and buyers guide for cable related resources on the Internet. Categories include: cable administration and assemblies, cable, connectors, connecting hardware, distributors, engineering, enclosures, and installation companies.

  Communications News Home page
An electronic magazine that provides articles containing practical information on today's corporate communications networks. Updated on Nov 16, 1997

  Connecting to the Internet
This is a chapter from a book entitled, "The Internet Companion - A Beginner's Guide to Global Networking (2nd edition)" and explains how to get connected to the internet. There are good explanations of common modem standards and speeds, communications software, connection protocols, file transfer methods, and how to choose an Internet Service Provider.

  The ACTS Information Window
The ACTS Programme (Advanced Communications Technologies and Services) represents the European Commission's major effort to support precompetitive research and technological development in the context of trials in the field of telecommunications during the period of the Fourth Framework Programme of scientific research and development (1994-1998). Updated on Jul 31, 1998

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