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Internet Connection: How to Get Online?, Cisco

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About this Course

Welcome to the first of five courses in the Cisco Networking Basics Specialization. This course is developed by the Cisco Networking Academy. Cisco Networking Academy is an IT skills and career building program that connects millions of students, educators, and employers worldwide. Cisco partners with learning institutions worldwide to deliver technical training and problem-solving experiences to individuals studying networking, security, and IoT technologies. We've helped more than 6 million people prepare for IT careers since 1997. Have you ever wondered how you are able to open a web page from a server that is located in another country or how you are able to send documents and videos to the intended recipient without it going to the wrong device? In this course, you will be introduced to the fundamentals concepts of computer networking. More importantly, by the end of this course, you will understand how data travels in your home network. At the end of this course, you will be able to: 1. Explain how data networks work. 2. Define basic data networking terms. 3. Explain what is needed for devices to have network connectivity or Internet access. 4. Use the Cisco Packet Tracer simulation and modeling tool to build and test a small data network. 5. Identify the devices and component on your home network. 6. Build a simple peer-to-peer network....

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By O

May 06, 2018

Excellent and insightful course. A big thank you to my two great Lecturers, Coursera Team & Cisco Team. I'm looking forward to work at Coursera and Cisco anytime from now. I'm available.


Jan 13, 2018

good teachers in this course so much understandable speech is hear\n\nand vary good tests.\n\nthanks for accepting my financial aid application\n\nit was helping me to grow in i.t field.

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May 22, 2019

very Excellent course

By Chance Love

May 21, 2019

Helped me return to my internship with confidence in my skills.

By Pushkar

May 19, 2019

This course explains how,when and why the Inter-connected Networks come to reality and also explains basic of internets in very easy words.

By Загородный Станислав Анатольевич

May 13, 2019

Чудесный стартовый курс! Не боится повторяться, что довольно важно в обучении

By Rahul Gupta Kodarapu

May 12, 2019


By Dishant Jeswani

May 09, 2019

It was a great start to my learning process.

I'll get through all five courses!


May 02, 2019

Best course for entry level network student

By Mohammad

May 02, 2019


By Nisarg Anilbhai Bhagwat

May 02, 2019

fantastic course


May 01, 2019

i learn a lot thank you.