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Extending a connection to a network

A computer's (usually short) connection to a LAN may be extended using:

  1. two modems with wires connecting them
    Figure 7: Two modems connected by a wire
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  2. two modems connected via the telephone system
    Figure 8: Two modems connected by the telephone system
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  3. two optical modems connected by glass fiber:
    Figure 9: Two modems connected by a fiber optic cable
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``CMPT 165: Review'' by Tamara Smyth, Computing Science, Simon Fraser University.
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Copyright © 2011-12-05 by Tamara Smyth.
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