circuit switchingcomputing dictionary

<communications> Communication via a single dedicated path between the sender and receiver. The telephone system is an example of a circuit switched network.

The term connection-oriented is used in packet-based networks in contrast to connectionless communication or packet switching.

(01 Nov 2006)

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