Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM)
All this buttoning and unbuttoning 18th century suicide note
The history of telecommunications is basically a history of technology. Advances in technology have led to new networks, each new network offering a range of new services to the user. The result is that we now have a wide range of networks supporting different services. We have the telex network, the telephone network, the ISDN, packet-switched data networks, circuit-switched data networks, mobile telephone networks, the leased line network, local area networks, metropolitan area networks, and so on....