• Online, Self-Paced
Course Description

There are numerous methods available to connect devices and businesses together using networking technologies and the Internet. Explore common network and Internet connection types.

Learning Objectives

CompTIA A+ 220-1001: Network Types

  • describe the features of LANs
  • summarize the benefits of WANs
  • recognize the benefits of using PANs
  • describe the features of MANs
  • list the features of wireless mesh networks
  • describe the features of cable Internet connections
  • list the features of DSL Internet connections
  • recognize the benefits of using fiber Internet connections
  • describe features and limitations of dial-up and satellite Internet connections
  • list the benefits of using ISDN Internet connections
  • recognize when to use line-of-sight Internet service
  • describe features of cellular such as mobile devices, hotspots, and tethering
  • configure Internet connections

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