Transmission medium

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Networksa group or system of interconnected people or things.[1]

The characteristics of different transmission media include:

  • speed
  • reliability
  • cost
  • security

Transmission media include:

  • metal conductor
  • fibre optic
  • wireless

An image to learn about pro's and cons about different networka group or system of interconnected people or things. media

I used this image (a screengrab) from a youtube video by the folks at[2]
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A good video, which touches more on transmission media and wireless

Some of the videos I show you don't exactly applyUse an idea, equation, principle, theory or law in relation to a given problem or issue. to our learning. This video is EXCELLENT and you should watch it many times.

See Also


These standards are used from the IB Computer Science Subject Guide[3]

  • OutlineGive a brief account. the characteristics of different transmission media.


  3. IB Diploma Programme Computer science guide (first examinations 2014). Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom: International Baccalaureate Organization. January 2012.