communications software

<communications, software>

Application programs, operating system components, and probably firmware, forming part of a communication system. These different software components might be classified according to the functions within the Open Systems Interconnect model which they provide.

Typical applications include a web browser, Mail User Agent, chat and telnet.

Last updated: 2001-03-18

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