Abbreviate NIC - Networking - Network Interface Card

Q.  What is the full form of NIC?
- Published on 26 Aug 15

a. Network Interface Connection
b. Net Interface Card
c. Network Interface Card
d. New Internet Connection

ANSWER: Network Interface Card
 

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  • Prajakta Pandit   -Posted on 23 Oct 15

    - A Network Interface Card (NIC) is a card that is installed in a computer so that it can be connected to a network.

    - It provides a dedicated connection to a network.

    - Network Interface Card specifically designed for the LAN transmission technology.

    - It is also known as, network interface controller, network adapter, LAN adapter or physical network interface.

    - NIC implements the electronic circuitry required to communicate using a specific physical layer and data link layer standard such as Ethernet, Wi-Fi or token ring.

    - NIC allows computers to communicate over a computer network. It is a both physical layer and data link layer device that provides physical address to a networking medium.

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