Definition[edit | edit source]

A network interface unit (NIU) (also called a network interface device) is

a device that serves as a common interface for various other devices within a local area network (LAN), or as an interface to allow networked computers to connect to an outside network. . . . A network interface card (NIC) is a type of NIU.[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. TechTarget, SearchNetworking, Network interface unit.[1]

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