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Local area networks are interconnected through bridging devices by a backbone network having a plurality of broadband channels. The bridges encapsulate local area network messages within backbone network messages which are addressed to specific bridges. The bridge then selects one of the appropriate broadband channels for transmission of the backbone network message over the backbone network.

Title
System and method for bridging local area networks using concurrent broadband channels
Application Number
7/295896
Publication Number
4897841
Application Date
January 11, 1989
Publication Date
January 30, 1990
Inventor
Joseph M Gang Jr
Saratoga
CA, US
Agent
Thomas E Schatzel
Assignee
Hughes Lan Systems
CA, US
IPC
H04J 3/02
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