In satellite systems, the loss of a satellite signal due to extremely heavy (and generally very localized) rain, snow, or other extreme weather.
A physical or logical network that provides capabilities for a number of independent devices to communicate with each other over a common transmission-interconnected topology in geographic areas larger than those served by local area networks or metropolitan area networks.
A network or terminal that uses electromagnetic waves, such as RF, infrared, laser, visible light, and acoustic energy, not wires, for telecommunications.
The collection of millions of graphical pages that heavily utilize HTML to provide access to information. One of the key components of the Internet.