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Error Detection and Correction

FAX Servers and Network Faxing

Flow-Control Mechanisms

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Inverse Multiplexing

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Last Mile Services

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Mobile Computing

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NAS (Network Access Server)

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Web Links
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"Curt's High Speed Modem Page" (see RAS and Modems subject)

Intel 56K modem technology page

"Why you won't get 56K"

Expecting 56k (V.90/X2/K56)?

3Com article: "Analog Multi-link Bonding"

TechFest Modems page (extensive links)

Christopher Ostmo's modem site (has extensive resource list)

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