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  • 1. Home Networks:<br />
    • Home users connect multiple computers and devices together in a home network.
    • 2. Home networking saves money and provides conveniences.
    • 3. Approximately 39 million homes have more than one computer.
    • 4. Many vendors offer home networking packages that include all the necessary hardware and software to network a home using wired or wireless techniques.
    Three types of wired home networks: Ethernet, power line cable, and phone line ( (Travis)Traditional Ethernet Networks require that each computer have built-in network capabilities or contain a network card, which connect to a central network hub or similar device with a physical cable. This may involves running cable through wall, ceilings, and floors in the house.<br />
    • The hardware and software of an Ethernet network can be difficult to configure for the average home user ( (Deakins)
    • 5. A phone line network is an easy –to-install and inexpensive network that uses existing telephone lines in the home.
    • 6. A home power line cable network is a network that uses the same lines that bring electricity into the house. This network requires no additional wiring.
    Two types of wireless home networks: Home RF and Wi-Fi (source: (Shelly and Cashman)Wireless networks have the disadvantage of interference, because walls, ceiling, and other electrical devices such as cordless telephones and microwave ovens can disrupt wireless communication.<br />
    • A Home RF (radio frequency) network uses radio waves, instead of cables, to transmit data.
    • 7. A Wi-Fi network sends signals over a wider distance than the Home RF network, which can be up to 1,500 feet in some configurations.
    Works Cited BIBLIOGRAPHY Deakins, Frank A. Home Networking. New York: Current Press, 2008.Shelly, B. Garry and J. Thomas Cashman. Wired and Wireless Networks. 23 April 2008. <www.scsite.com/wd2007/pr2/wc.htm>.Travis, Mark A. "Wired vs. Wireless Networks." Modern Networking (2008): 24-29.<br />