What Does Microcom Networking Protocol Mean?
Microcom Networking Protocol (MNP) is a communication protocol initially developed by Microcom Inc for error corrections and compressions. It corrects modifications introduced in data during transmissions by telephone line interference and offers various levels for data corrections and compression.
Techopedia Explains Microcom Networking Protocol
MNP7 introduced compression algorithms improving 3-1 compression on text files and MNP9 improved universal link detection adding high speed modes. MNP10 had new error correction protocol designed to work among noisy phone lines besides monitoring line quality and adjusting packet size back ups.