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What is a hybrid network?
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  1. A hybrid computer network uses different communication standards simultaneously, such as Ethernet and WiFi. This type of network uses special routers, switches and hubs to connect computers and peripheral devices. The ability to use both Ethernet and WiFi within the same local area network, or LAN, is important when people want to be both connected and mobile.

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