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Role of Hub In Networking And Its Difference From A Router

Describe the role of a hub in setting up a network. How does it differ from a router?

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DSL Reports reference that, "Hubs operate at ISO layer 1 - physical layer, Switches operates at ISO layer 2 - data link layer, and Routers operate at ISO layer 3 - network layer.

HUB When Ethernet was originally designed it used a single fat coax called a backbone. Individual ...

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In depth explanation of the role of a hub in creating a network.

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