Questions on Telecommunications, the Internet, and Wireless Technology

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Management Information Systems, Cdn. 6e (Laudon et al.)
Chapter 7 Telecommunications, the Internet, and Wireless Technology

1) Telephone networks are fundamentally different from computer networks.
Answer: TRUE
Diff: 2 Type: TF Page Ref: 207
AACSB: Use of information technology
CASE: Content
A-level Heading: 7.1 Telecommunications And Networking In Today's Business World

2) Increasingly, voice, video, and data communications are all based on Internet technology.
Answer: TRUE
Diff: 1 Type: TF Page Ref: 207
AACSB: Use of information technology
CASE: Content
A-level Heading: 7.1 Telecommunications And Networking In Today's Business World

3) Firms in the past used two fundamentally different types of networks:
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Answer: FALSE
Diff: 2 Type: TF Page Ref: 212
AACSB: Reflective thinking skills
CASE: Content
A-level Heading: 7.2 Communications Networks And Transmission Media

14) A modem is a device that translates digital signals from a computer into analog form so that they can be transmitted over analog telephone lines.
Answer: TRUE
Diff: 2 Type: TF Page Ref: 212
AACSB: Reflective thinking skills
CASE: Content
A-level Heading: 7.2 Communications Networks And Transmission Media

15) A local-area network (LAN) is designed to connect personal computers and other digital devices within a half-mile or 500-metre radius.
Answer: TRUE
Diff: 2 Type: TF Page Ref: 212
AACSB: Reflective thinking skills
CASE: Content
A-level Heading: 7.2 Communications Networks And Transmission Media

16) The most common LAN operating systems are Windows, Linux, and Novell.
Answer: TRUE
Diff: 2 Type: TF Page Ref: 213
AACSB: Reflective thinking skills
CASE: Content
A-level Heading: 7.2 Communications Networks And Transmission Media

17) Ethernet is the dominant LAN standard at the physical network level, specifying the physical medium to carry signals between computers; access control rules; and a standardized set of bits used to carry data
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