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A _______ permits data transmission in both directions at the same time.

  1. a. circuit-switching network
  2. b. packet-switching network
  3. c. simple channel
  4. d. full-duplex channel

Program Description Answer

Full-duplex channel means that data can be transmitted in both the directions simultaneously.

Hence, the correct answer is option “D”.

Explanation of Solution

Full-duplex channel:

  • Full-duplex channel means that data can be transmitted in both the directions simultaneously.
  • For example, on a LAN with a technology that has full-duplex channel, one workstation can be sending data on the line while another workstation is receiving data.

Explanation for incorrect answer:

a. Circuit-switching network:

Circuit switching is used to create a permanent circuit that connects the communicating devices.

Hence, the option “A” is wrong...

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