Computer Networks Lecture 2: Internet Structure and Data Transmission Methods

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What is the average transmission rate offered by the 802.11 (WiFi) protocol in Wireless LANs?

Which wireless technology is provided by telecommunications companies and offers network coverage within 1-5 km with a speed of 1-10 Mbps?

What type of network coverage is supported by Wireless LANs?

In a wireless network, what does GSM stand for?

Which physical media is considered when a bit travels through a series of links and routers?

What is the average speed offered by wide-area wireless networks using 3G technology?

What is the main difference between guided and unguided physical media?

What type of information is carried by the light pulses in fiber optic cables?

What is the transmission rate of Category 6 twisted pair copper?

Which method of data transfer establishes a dedicated communication path between two devices before data transmission?

What is a characteristic of circuit switching?

What is the main disadvantage of electro-magnetic radio waves as a physical media?

What does packet switching involve?

What is the main difference between Time Division Multiplexing (TDM) and Frequency Division Multiplexing (FDM)?

$10Gbps$ data transmission is typically associated with which type of twisted pair copper?

$Packet switching$ differs from $circuit switching$ in that:

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This quiz covers topics from Dr. Dina Fawzy's lecture 2 on computer networks, referencing the book 'Computer Networking: A Top Down Approach' by Jim Kurose and Keith Ross. It includes discussions on wireless networks, physical media, network core, data transmission methods, circuit switching, packet switching, and the internet's structure as a network of networks.

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