The time needed for a computer on a network to react to a request. The lower the number the quicker it’s reacting. Or the time needed for computer hardware apparatus to react to a request made by another apparatus.

Latency is also known as access time. Latency and bandwidth are the two factors that determine your network connection speed.

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Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator who is credited with patenting the first practical telephone.