1. In Computers, this is an interconnected computers and peripherals grouping that shares software and hardware resources between many users. Connections occur by cable and/or wireless. The Internet is a global network of networks. Also refer to local area network and wide area network. 2. In Communications, this is an information exchange system connecting entities with each other through a system of routers, servers, switches, and the like, using telephones and data communications lines over long distances.
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