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Wired communications

Wired communication, which passes data through wires between devices, is still considered the most stable form of communication.


Wired communications is any type movement of data between or among devices using a wired connection. Wired connections include Ethernet, fiber-optic cable for phone and other uses, cable for television and Internet systems, public switched telephone network (PSTN), CAN and MOST systems in automotive.  The stability and clarity of wired communications keeps the wire relevant in the age of wireless comms.