Broadcast vs Collision Domain

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Broadcast vs Collision Domain

Broadcast vs Collision Domain

This lesson covers broadcast versus collision domains. A broadcast domain is an area of a network where a broadcasted message can reach and are all the devices in a network that can be reached at OSI Layer 2 and it anywhere that a link does not pass through a router. Collision domains involve two devices trying to communicate simultaneously and therefore creating data collisions. This can happen on links connected to devices as well as devices connected to a hub.

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