Two or more computers and peripheral equipment (e.g., printers) that are connected with one another for the purpose of exchanging data electronically. Two basic network types are local area networks (LANs) and wide-area networks. Wide-area networks connect computers and smaller networks to larger networks over greater geographical areas, including different continents. Communications may occur over cables, fibre optics, or satellites, but most computer users access the network with a modem, using telephone lines. The largest wide-area network is the Internet. In the 1990s the World Wide Web was introduced and became the most popular way to access other Internet sites.
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ARKANSAS PSC REPORTS FILING IN MATTER OF APPLICATION OF COMPUTER NETWORK TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION FOR CERTIFICATE OF PUBLIC CONVENIENCE AND NECESSITY
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