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point-to-point network

Edited by Darrel Ince

in A Dictionary of the Internet

Second edition

Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199571444

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A type of network, the opposite of a *broadcast network, in which when a message is sent from one computer to another, it usually has to be sent via other computers in the network. A point-to-point network consists of many connections between individual pairs of computers. As a general rule, large networks such as ...

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Subjects: Computer Networking and Communications

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