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14 Cards in this Set

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What do the highest level of ISPs interconnect through?
Network Access Points (NAPs)
What does MAE stand for?
Metropolitan Area Exchange
What do you call it when ISPs at the same level do not charge each other for exchanging messages?
ISPs provide access to the internet through...
Point of Presence (POP)
What are the 2 categories of DSL?
1. Symmetric DSL (SDSL)
2. Asymmetric DSL (ADSL)
What are the 3 FDM channels of VDSL?
1. 4 KHz analog voice channel
2. Upstream digital 1.6 Mbps Channel
3. Downstream Digital 52 Mbps Channel
The 4 new access technologies are:
1. Digital Subscriber Line
2. Cable Modems
3. Fixed Wireless
4. Mobile Wireless
What protocol does mobile wireless use?
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
What WAP program is run by WAP Clients? What does this program generate?
WAE user agent
WAE requests
Where does a WAE user agent send the WAE requests?
WAP Gateway
Where does the WAP gateway send a request?
WAP proxy
What are the 2 potential future access technologies?
1. Passive Optical Networking (PON)
2. Ethernet to the Home
What 3 areas does the ISOC work in?
1. Public Policy
2. Education
3. Standards
What are the 4 ISOC-related standards bodies?
1. Internet Engineering Taskforce (IETF)
2. Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG)
3. Internet Architecture Board (IAB)
4. Internet Research Taskforce (IRTF)