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The importance of medium access control

Can you please describe the importance of medium access control (MAC) for network transmission? Also, can you state two examples of MAC techniques?

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MAC (media access control) is an essential part of any communications. Without it there is no process for establishing communications.

Ethernet CSMA-CD is one type and SCSI arbitration is another.

Regards,
Marc

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This was first published in April 2003

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