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LAN vs. WAN: What Is the Difference?

Although LAN and WAN are two types of networks commonly applied in the daily life, and there are still many people are confused of the difference between LAN and WAN. To remove the doubts for those, Gigalight will make a comparison between them in this article. The Definition of WAN WAN, the abbreviation of Wide Area Network, is a type…

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Ethernet vs. Wi-Fi: What Are the Main Differences?

Now we are living in a networking world. Using Ethernet or Wi-Fi can help us to get better wireless network experience. However, we often feel confused while choosing between Wi-Fi and Ethernet. Which one shall I choose? What factors shall be taken into consideration before selecting one of them? Both of the two connections have their own advantages and disadvantages….

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CFP and CFP MSA: How Much Do You Know

100G optical module is an important part of the high-speed optical transmission network. Some people say that the optical module has the status of a vice commander in the entire communication system. The rapid development of optical fiber network, people in the communication industry are obvious to al. 100G optical module is regarded as the mainstay of the 5G network,…

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What Is Ethernet?

It’s known that Ethernet is created by Xerox, and jointly developed into the base LAN standard by Xerox, Intel and DEC. Although Ethernet is the most common communication protocol standard in present LAN, and it seems that there are still many people confused about the issue, what is Ethernet? And now, this article will introduce it for us. The Definition of  Ethernet…

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Which One Is Better: 2.4 GHz or 5 GHz?

A young man enters a restaurant and sits at a table. The waitress comes around and he asks for the Wi-Fi password. You must be familiar with the scene. Yes, not only you and me, almost everybody seems to do so. It has become a common phenomenon that when we plan to stay for a while in a store or…

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Applications of Serial Transmission and Parallel Transmission in Network

In the age of the Internet, we are not unfamiliar with data communication, which refers to the process of transferring data signals between two or more devices. Basically, there are two methods used to transmit data signals: serial transmission and parallel transmission. To put it simply, serial transmission sends data bits one after another over a single channel, while parallel…

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