PTI Chapter 9,Assignment from Mr.Tridjoko Wahdjono
1.-Text messaging is a process where users sends and receives short text messages, typically fewer than 300 characters, on a phone or other mobile device or computer.
-Mobile to Mobile: send a message from your mobile device to another mobile device. -Mobile to E-Mail: send a message from your mobile device to an e-mail address anywhere in the world. Web to Mobile: send a message from a text messaging Web site to a mobile device, or request that a Web site alert a mobile device with messages of breaking news and other updates, such as sports scores, stock prices, and weather forecasts. Mobile to Provider: send a message by entering a common short code (CSC), which is a four- or five-digit number assigned to a specific content or wireless service provider, followed by the message, such as a vote for a television program contestant or an entry for a sweepstakes. 2 GPS satellites orbit Earth. Every thousandth of a second, each satellite sends a signal that indicates its current position to the GPS receiver. GPS receiver (such as in a car, a wearable device, a smart phone, a handheld device, or a collar) determines its location on Earth by analyzing at least 3 separate satellite signals from the 24 satellites in orbit.
-Individuals use GPS technology by using smart phones or GPS receiver.
3. A local area network (LAN) is a network that connects computers and devices in a limited geographical area such as a home, school computer laboratory, office building, or closely positioned group of buildings. A metropolitan area network (MAN) is a high-speed network that connects local area networks in a metropolitan area such as a city or town and handles the bulk of communications activity across that region. A wide area network (WAN) is a network that covers a large geographic area (such as a city, country, or the world) using a communications channel that combines many types of media such as telephone lines, cables, and radio waves.
-A wireless LAN (WLAN) is a LAN that uses no physical wires.
4.-A network topology refers to the layout of the computers and devices in a communications network.
-Five types of digital dedicated lines are ISDN lines, DSL, FTTP, T-carrier lines, and ATM.
5.-Three types of digital modems are ISDN modems, DSL modems, and cable modems.
-An ISDN modem sends digital data and information from a computer to an ISDN line and receives digital data and information from an ISDN line. A DSL modem sends digital data and information from a computer to a DSL line and receives digital data and information from a DSL line. A cable modem, sometimes called a broadband modem, is a digital modem that sends and receives digital data over the cable television (CATV) network.