Network Technology and Data Communications

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This Unit is designed to introduce  the basic concepts and principles of data communications, and to provide you with a wide knowledge of the technologies and standards involved in the construction of modern networks. It is intended for candidates undertaking a Computing or Information Technology related qualification who require an understanding of modern networking concepts and practice.

On completion of the Unit you should be able to:

1. Define the principles of Data Communications.

2. Describe the characteristics of Network Media.

3. Describe the characteristics and construction of Wide Area Networks.


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