- random backoff
- See [ backoff For CSMA/CD Ethernet, a period of time that a station must wait before retransmitting after participating in a collision. The period is a randomly selected multiple of the slot time. ]
- real-time variable bit rate (rt-VBR)
An ATM service that delivers a specified average bandwidth and supports applications such as compressed voice or video, which are delay-sensitive.
The exchange of information between a dedicated Token Ring station and its concentrator port that is required to initiate transmission between the devices.
- remote bridges
Bridges that unite separate Ethernet, Token Ring, or FDDI LANs located at different sites into a single LAN. Remote bridges are connected by a wide ...