The original question was asked here. I am interested in knowing the same. Are there any other global networks other than the internet? Or non-global but on a country-wide scale(ATM network maybe?)
Also, I was reading about Transport layer protocol when this line caught my eye:
More than one transport layer protocol may be available to network applications. For example, the internet has two protocols - TCP and UDP. Each of these protocols provides a different set of transport layer services to in invoking applications
more specifically this line:
For example, the internet has two protocols -TCP and UDP
What are some examples of non-internet Transport layer protocols?
The book briefly talked about
Telephone network as WAN(Apart from the internet). But that implemented
circuit-switched network. I doubt that those even had a Transport layer protocol. So, is there any other network that provides
PS: I did ask the question on server fault as directed in the original question to do so, but it was closed as off-topic in the former. At this time, I am not sure on which stack exchange site i should ask this? If it's off-topic for SuperUser as well can you please direct me to the specific StackExchange site where this will not be?