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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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A transparent DSL extender, FRED delivers full-rate ADSL 82 kft (25 km) from telecom providers' central offices, allowing them to deliver high-speed Internet and next-generation services, such as broadcast video and video on demand, to subscribers that currently cannot be serviced due to distance limitations.
Infinilink's most recent products include the i500 full rate ADSL router and the i200 full-rate ADSL modem, both of which operate at up to 8Mbps, almost 150 times as fast as a 56Kbps modem.
Lite and full-rate ADSL compliant as well as operating system independent.
ITeX") (NASDAQ: ITXI), a provider of ADSL integrated circuits and software has announced that the Company has shipped over 1 million units of its Apollo family of full-rate ADSL modem chipsets into the CPE (Customer Premises Equipment) and CO (Central Office) markets.
ITeX") (Nasdaq: ITXI), a provider of ADSL integrated circuits and software has debuted a full-rate Scalable ADSL Modem (SAM) family chipset -- SAM 3, a host-based full-rate ADSL modem solution for ADSL-ready desktop PCs, notebook PCs, workstations, Internet appliances and PDA platforms.
Designed for use in digital loop carriers, multi-tenant units and DSL access multiplexers, the chipset supports 8Mb/s full-rate ADSL technology as well as 1.
The testing compared full-rate ADSL USB modems utilizing chipsets from top tier ADSL chipset makers and concluded that, among those tested, modems using Centillium's Flite Optimizer USB chipsets are the fastest available today.
ITeX(TM)") (Nasdaq: ITXI), a provider of ADSL integrated circuits and software announced today the Company has shipped over 1 million units of its Apollo family of full-rate ADSL modem chipsets into the CPE (Customer Premises Equipment) and CO (Central Office) markets.
Flite Optimizer is the first multi-mode ADSL chipset solution to feature a highly integrated Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface, which eliminates the need for an external modem power supply, even at maximum bandwidth within full-rate ADSL specifications.
With TI's splitterless full-rate ADSL peripheral connectivity interconnect (PCI) chipsets, customers using the new Presarios will experience dedicated Internet connections and will enjoy plug-and-play installation with "no truck roll" to install extra equipment.