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Network Access Point

Edited by Darrel Ince

in A Dictionary of the Internet

Second edition

Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199571444

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A term given to the points in the *NSFNet to which network operators had to connect. This meant that operators who had to deliver a backbone service were forced to compete on price and performance. The term was often abbreviated to NAP....

Reference Entry.  46 words. 

Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications

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