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Last modified: Thursday, January 24, 2002 

The transmission of data from one computer to another, or from one device to another. A communications device, therefore, is any machine that assists data transmission. For example, modems, cables, and ports are all communications devices. Communications software refers to programs that make it possible to transmit data.

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Computer and communication standards index 
Extensive collection of links to computer and communication standards information available on the Web, including committees, protocols,and testing information.

Communications News Home page
An electronic magazine that provides articles containing practical information on today's corporate communications networks.

Computer and Communication index
Contains a collection of links to companies, media, calendars, organizations, standards, and FAQs related to computer and communications.

Connecting to the Internet
This is a chapter from a book entitled, "The Internet Companion - A Beginner's Guide to Global Networking (2nd edition)" and explains how to get connected to the internet. There are good explanations of common modem standards and speeds, communications software, connection protocols, file transfer methods, and how to choose an Internet Service Provider.

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The ACTS Programme (Advanced Communications Technologies and Services) represents the European Commission's major effort to support precompetitive research and technological development in the context of trials in the field of telecommunications during the period of the Fourth Framework Programme of scientific research and development (1994-1998).

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