digital subscriber line technology
(DSL)
Also known as xDSL. Technology that allows existing copper lines linking local exchanges to customers' homes or premises to be used for the transmission of broadband services.

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  • Digital subscriber line access multiplexer — A Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer (DSLAM, often pronounced dee slam ) allows telephone lines to make faster connections to the Internet. It is a network device, located in the telephony exchanges of the service providers, that connects …   Wikipedia

  • Digital Subscriber Line —    Abbreviated DSL. A high speed data transmission technology originally developed by Bellcore that delivers high bandwidth over existing twisted pair copper telephone lines.    There are several DSL services, providing data rates from 16Kbps to… …   Dictionary of networking

  • Digital Subscriber Line — digital telephone technology that allows data transmission of up to 6.1 megabits per second using ordinary telephone lines (Telecommunications) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Multi-rate symmetric digital subscriber line — DSL technologies Standard ADSL ANSI T1.413 Issue 2 ITU G.992.1 (G.DMT) ITU G.992.2 (G.Lite) ADSL2 ITU G.992.3 ITU G.992.4 ITU G.992.3 Annex J ITU G.992.3 Annex L ADSL2+ ITU G.992.5 ITU G.992.5 Annex M …   Wikipedia

  • Multi-rate Symmetric Digital Subscriber Line — MSDSL, or Multi rate Symmetric DSL. is a Digital Subscriber Line technology with a maximum distance of 8,800 m (29,000 ft). It is capable of multiple transfer rates, as set by the Internet service provider, typically based on the service and/or… …   Wikipedia

  • High bit rate Digital Subscriber Line — (HDSL) was the first DSL technology to use a higher frequency spectrum of copper, twisted pair cables. HDSL was developed in the USA, as a better technology for high speed, synchronous circuits typically used to interconnect local exchange… …   Wikipedia

  • Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line — (ADSL) is a form of DSL, a data communications technology that enables faster data transmission over copper telephone lines than a conventional voiceband modem can provide. It does this by utilizing frequencies that are not used by a voice… …   Wikipedia

  • Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line —    Abbreviated ADSL. A high speed data transmission technology originally developed by Bellcore and now standardized by ANSI as T1.413. ADSL delivers high bandwidth over existing twisted pair copper telephone lines. Also called Asymmetric Digital …   Dictionary of networking

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