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In general, a Hub is a central node in a network.

A hub is a computer networking device that connects multiple Ethernet segments together making them act as a single segment. When using a hub only one computer connected to the hub is able to transmit at a time.

With a hub every attached device shares the same broadcast domain and the same collision domain.

See also: Bicycle wheel for information of bicycle wheel hub.

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