Ethernet Delivers the Internet

Ethernet Hubs and Ethernet Switches are not smart enough to do this. In order to look inside the Ethernet frame, find the internet protocol packet, interpret its structure, and find and handle the addressing, we use a smarter box known as a Router.

Routers also allow us to share a single Internet address obtained from our Internet service provider, with multiple computers inside our home or small office network. You can learn a lot more about routers elsewhere on

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