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Noun1.communications protocol - (computer science) rules determining the format and transmission of data
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
prescript, rule - prescribed guide for conduct or action
file transfer protocol, FTP - protocol that allows users to copy files between their local system and any system they can reach on the network
HTTP, hypertext transfer protocol - a protocol (utilizing TCP) to transfer hypertext requests and information between servers and browsers
musical instrument digital interface, MIDI - a standard protocol for communication between electronic musical instruments and computers
TCP, transmission control protocol - a protocol developed for the internet to get data from one network device to another; "TCP uses a retransmission strategy to insure that data will not be lost in transmission"
TCP/IP, transmission control protocol/internet protocol - a set of protocols (including TCP) developed for the internet in the 1970s to get data from one network device to another
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iBasis, a KPN company, has announced that the company has been recognized as the Best IPX Service Provider at Total Telecom's Carrier World Awards 2017, the only awards where the winners are determined by the votes of the industry, the company said.
Ali Amiri, the chief carrier and wholesale officer for Etisalat Group, said: "The launch of the first IPX Exchange is an achievement as it sets a benchmark for Etisalat and the industry.
AV-over-IP solutions are now even more attainable with the new Mura IPX 4K IP decode and display card, said Fadhl Al-Bayaty, product manager, Matrox Graphics.
Any country in the Middle East that is deploying LTE services for their customers is a potential client of an IPX provider.
ST) and Aicent, a provider of multi-service IPX (IP exchange) of mobile data network services and solutions for mobile carriers, announced today an IPX Peering agreement
Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ OMX Stockholm Exchange: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) today announced the launch of its IPX (Internet Protocol Exchange) solution for carriers, mobile operators and content providers.
OL), a European telecommunications operator, announced on Thursday that it has launched its IPX (Internet Protocol Exchange) solution for carriers, mobile operators and content providers.
operates the first and only IPX hub in the Middle East,
The LTE roaming and diameter peering agreement will help Etisalat operator companies to interconnect with Sap Mobile Services' strong IPX customer community and launch LTE roaming quickly.
With our rich experience inservice management and quality monitoring, CITIC 1616 is able to offer IPX service with end-to-end quality assurance, real time network monitoring and reporting.
This is achieved by supporting a variety of protocols over standard networks including: Microsoft Windows NT and OS/2; SMB (Server Message Block) over TCP/IP or NetBEUI, Novell; NCP (NetWare Core Protocol) over IPX (Internet Packet Exchange), Unix; NFS (Network File System) over TCP/IP via UDP (User Datagram Protocol), Macintosh; AFP (AppleTalk Filing Protocol) over TCP/IP and Web Browser; HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol) over TCP/IP.