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DSL

 (dē′ĕs′ĕl′)
n.
Any of various technologies used to create high-bandwidth network connections over standard telephone lines, often in providing internet service to homes.

[d(igital) s(ubscriber) l(ine).]

DSL

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) digital subscriber line

DSL

Digital Subscriber Line: a technology that allows high-speed transmission of data, audio, and video, usu. over standard telephone lines; a form of broadband transmission.
[1995–2000]
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Noun1.DSL - a generic name for digital lines that are provided by telephone companies to their local subscribers and that carry data at high speeds
Translations

DSL

(Comput, Internet) abbr of digital subscriber lineDSL nt; DSL connection/operator/serviceDSL-Anschluss m/-Betreiber m/-Service m
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DSL Extreme is excited to offer our clients the free extra protection from fraud while on the Internet," said Jim Murphy, president, DSL Extreme.
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DSL Forum announces a host of new work to expedite the rollout of exciting new digital subscriber line (DSL) based home applications.
Dramatic growth in broadband subscriber scale in Western Europe and large shipment increases of VDSL central office equipment to Japan boosted Taiwanese DSL industry shipments in the third quarter of 2004.
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The low cost of ownership, excellent scalability, non-blocking network architecture and the quality of enabling new, capacity demanding services are elements that make Ericsson's Ethernet DSL Access solution a strong alternative to traditional ATM based solutions.
DSL Internet access service and SBC All Distance service offering convenience, value and affordability.
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