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Questions tagged [internet]

For questions about interconnected networks.

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Who pays for traffic when it transits multiple providers

TLDR Question: Who pays for traffic when it transits multiple providers Original Question I know there are a great many sites out there with this question and answer, but as yet I have not been ...
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Finding Subnet Ranges of IPv6

I need to find a single subnet range to cover 10,000 IP addresses (hosts), given the IPv6 Address 2405:1300:c5c1:322::/108 (for example) I am aware of how to do subnet in IPv4 but cannot grasp the ...
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Why do we need “port forwarding”?

A simple question but important one. Why do I need as a programmer, to have the "port forwording" phrase in my world, if I have a simple tools within my language I use, called "bind()", "listen()" "...
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Is my router part of the Internet backbone

Is my router routing packets other than the ones coming from/to my local network, or is my router only getting my specific packets and the router infrastructure of the ISPs are the ones handling ...
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What is the meaning of the word 'band' in the following terms: broadband, baseband and bandwidth?

I am interested in the terminology of the following words: baseband, broadband and bandwidth applied in tellecomunications. What is the meaning of the words, how were they formed and what do they mean ...
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How to configure a distributed network for the replication? [closed]

I want to replicate data (music, video, photos, user's data) across different geographical networks. How to connect several networks into a single network to let nodes comunicate to each other? ...
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Packets for Internet Connection [closed]

Consider the following scenario: AP is an access point with internet connectivity and in idle state (ie: no node is connected to it) N is a node that wants to establish an internet connection ...
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Explanation on less than 255 routers inbetween any any two hosts in world (TTL) [closed]

This is a follow up to question., please bear with me., i dont have enough privilege to comment on there., I am new to Networking., the Answer is really confusing., If i ping to google or facebook., ...