What is communication channel?

  • (noun): (often plural) a means of communication or access.
    Synonyms: channel, line

Some articles on communications, channel, communication, communication channel:

Handshaking
... fields, handshaking is an automated process of negotiation, that dynamically sets parameters of a communications channel established between two entities ... It follows the physical establishment of the channel and precedes normal information transfer ... when a computer is about to communicate with a foreign device to establish rules for communication ...
General Communication Channel
... The General Communication Channel (GCC) was defined by G.709 is an in-band side channel used to carry transmission management and signaling information within Optical Transport Network ... In contrast to SONET/SDH where Data Communication Channel (DCC) has a constant data rate, GCC data rate depends on the OTN line rate ...

Famous quotes containing the word channel:

    For, rightly, every man is a channel through which heaven floweth, and, whilst I fancied I was criticising him, I was censuring or rather terminating my own soul.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)