A '''network''' is a series of [[node]]s linked together by [[arc]]s. In computer terminology, the arcs are called '''links'''.
In [[telecommunications]], a network is any connection of two or more computers that enables them to communicate. Network nodes may include servers, routers, network printers, and satellites. Network links may include cables and wireless transmission devices. The phone network is the total infrastructure for transmitting phone messages. The [[Internet]] is the largest network on the planet. The way in which the nodes are connected is described by the network's [[Network topology|topology]]