modem

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modem

a device used to connect a COMPUTER to the public telephone network to enable the computer to transmit or receive information from other computers sited some distance away.
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Define a quiescent state of the data link protocol D as a state after which there are no further receive_msg actions if there are no further input actions.
11 data link protocols for their discussion of understanding the difficulties in security protocol design and attempting to relocate the struggle between hacker and defender to a different protocol layer.
15, high-speed connections can be aggregated across a variety of data link protocols and line speeds.