Heterogeneous Network

  • Formal
  • A heterogeneous network (HeNet) is a network connecting computers and other devices with different operating systems and/or protocols. HetNets allow mobile operators to better utilize their data networks’ capacity.
  • Practical
  • A heterogeneous network is a network connecting computers and other devices with different operating systems and/or protocols. For example, local area networks (LANs) that connect Microsoft Windows and Linux based personal computers with Apple Macintosh computers are heterogeneous.
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