NetComm V24W User Manual

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NetComm VoIP WiFi Phone V24W User Guide

Full Duplex - The ability of a networking device to receive and transmit data simultaneously.

Gateway - A device that interconnects networks with different, incompatible communications

Half Duplex - Data transmission that can occur in two directions over a single line, but only one
direction at a time. HTTP (HyperText Transport Protocol) - The communications protocol used to
connect to servers on the World Wide Web. Infrastructure - A wireless network that is bridged to a
wired network via an access point.

IP (Internet Protocol) - A protocol used to send data over a network.

IP Address - The address used to identify a computer or device on a network.

ISP (Internet Service Provider) - A company that provides access to the Internet.

ITSP (Internet Telepony Service Provider) - A company that provides voice over Internet
protocol services.

LAN - The computers and networking products that make up your local network.

MAC (Media Access Control) Address - The unique address that a manufacturer assigns to
each networking device.

Mbps (MegaBits Per Second) - One million bits per second; a unit of measurement for data

Network - A series of computers or devices connected for the purpose of data sharing, storage,
and/or transmission between users.

Packet - A unit of data sent over a network.

Passphrase - Used much like a password, a passphrase simplifies the WEP encryption process
by automatically generating the WEP encryption keys for products.

Port - The connection point on a computer or networking device used for plugging in cables or

RJ-45 (Registered Jack-45) - An Ethernet connector that holds up to eight wires.

Roaming - The ability to take a wireless device from one access point's range to another without
losing the connection.

Router - A networking device that connects multiple networks together.

Server - Any computer whose function in a network is to provide user access to files, printing,
communications, and other services.

SSID (Service Set Identifier) - Your wireless network's name.

Static IP Address - A fixed address assigned to a computer or device that is connected to a

Static Routing - Forwarding data in a network via a fixed path.

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