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Essential Guide to Home Networking Technologies, The by GERARD O'DRISCOLL

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SUMMARY

As the number of multiple-PC homes increases, more and more home users are looking for an easy way to network their PCs. With a home network, all PCs have access to the best printer; all PCs can access the Internet at the same time through one Internet account; all PCs can access and share files; and home users can even enjoy multiplayer games. Phone-line–based networking has emerged as one of the most viable, economical approaches to PC networking in the home. Phone lines offer consumers an established in-home wiring system for networking devices in different parts of the house by transmitting data between multiple phone jacks within the home. Phone-line technology currently leads the "no new wiring" technologies in product development ...

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