Network engineering
In telecommunication
Telecommunication is the transmission of information over significant distances to communicate. In earlier times, telecommunications involved the use of visual signals, such as beacons, smoke signals, semaphore telegraphs, signal flags, and optical heliographs, or audio messages via coded...

s, network engineering may refer to:
  • The field concerned with internetworking service requirements for switched telephone network
    Telephone network
    A telephone network is a telecommunications network used for telephone calls between two or more parties.There are a number of different types of telephone network:...

    s and developing the required hardware and software
  • The field concerned with the design and management of computer network
    Computer network
    A computer network, often simply referred to as a network, is a collection of hardware components and computers interconnected by communication channels that allow sharing of resources and information....

  • The field concerned with developing telecommunications network
    Telecommunications network
    A telecommunications network is a collection of terminals, links and nodes which connect together to enable telecommunication between users of the terminals. Networks may use circuit switching or message switching. Each terminal in the network must have a unique address so messages or connections...

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