communications software

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communications software definition

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.
(2001-03-18)

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