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Chapter 2: Network Media > Simplex, Half-Duplex, and Full Duplex

Simplex, Half-Duplex, and Full Duplex

When data travels across the medium, it travels in a certain direction. To describe the movement of data across communication channels, certain terms are used, including the following:

  • Simplex It refers to data moving in a single direction.
  • Half-duplex It means data travels in both ways, but in only one direction at a time.
  • Full duplex It means data travels simultaneously in both directions.


  

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