Remote data packet exchange

The process of a device sending or receiving data[2] packets[1] to or from a location outside the home network. This can involve using a protocol such as TCP or UDP and resolving the DNS[3].

Terms definitions
1. packets. Small chunks of information that have been carefully formed from larger chunks of information. « Back to Glossary Index
2. data. Raw facts or figures without context or meaning. e.g. 1, “Boris”, False « Back to Glossary Index
3. DNS. DNS stands for Domain Name Service. It is the service that translates URLs to IP addresses for all of the internet. « Back to Glossary Index