In addition there continues to be a rapid definition of communications standards for ensuring the highest level of compatibility on each communications medium and platform. The adoption of the Open Systems Interconnect Model (OSI) is a case in point, as is the continued development of WiFI standards throughout the wireless community ((Huynh 2001). Data communications' adoption rates regarding the Internet's wireless and metropolitan Wide-Area Networks including WiFI technologies have a growth rate that dwarfs even the adoption of television in the last century. Data communications' continued growth is going to continually lead to new industry advances and standards.
Huynh (2001) - Network Fundamentals: Intro to Network Structure and Protocol LAN, WAN, TCP/IP National Center for Biotechnology Information National Library of Medicine, National Institute of Health. Presented by Chuong Huynh. Accessed from the Internet on September 8, 2007 from location:
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