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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).]
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DSL

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) digital subscriber line
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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
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Translations

DSL

(Comput, Internet) abbr of digital subscriber lineDSL nt; DSL connection/operator/serviceDSL-Anschluss m/-Betreiber m/-Service m
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In Super Market F-6 Islamabad, a mobile fast food Dhaba ' Abey Khao' run by all DEAF , celebrated IDSL by holding play cards and people from civil society including women and children joined them in celebrations.
Although the IDSL does not directly add to revenue or admissions, it can significantly reduce costs and enhance margin, improve safety and outcomes, and reduce the risk of HAL And, as payers, regulatory agencies and patient advocates gather and report data on health system performance, hospitals with a demonstrable record of successfully managing infectious disease can expect preferential referrals from payers, providers and patients.
("ADSL"), (15) ISDN Digital Subscriber Line ("IDSL"), (16) High-data-rate Digital Subscriber Line
Val Graham, managing director of Tipton-based Industry Development Services Limited (IDSL) said: "We at IDSL are delighted to have trained and nominated Michael Brickliffe for the awards under the category of Domestic Gas Installer of the Year which he has won outright.
IDSL (ISDN Digital This technology is symmetrical (similar Subscriber Line) to SDSL) but operates at slower speeds and longer distances.
In addition, IDSL or Integrated Services Digital Network allows users who do not qualify for standard DSL, due to distance limitations, to receive a faster, always-on alternative to dial-up.
Specific applications for the NUP4201 are protection of USB 1.1 and 2.0 power and data lines, T1/E1 and T3/E3 secondary integrated circuits (ICs), HDSL and IDSL secondary ICs, video lines, microcontroller inputs, base stations and I2C buses.
Copper Mountain's CopperEdge platform supports up to 192 ports of DSL for voice, video, and data services, using any combination of ADSL, G.lite, G.shdsl, IDSL, SDSL, and T1 concurrently from a single chassis.
SHDSL conforms to the International Telecommunications Union G.991.2 recommendations, leveraging capabilities of older DSL and other transport technologies, such as SDSL, HDSL and HDSL2, IDSL, ISDN, T-1 and E-1.
The network, which was developed in response to orders received during the second half of 2000, includes central office and customer premises IDSL and HDSL equipment that delivers corporate leased line and broadband access services for Mauritius Telecom's ATM, X.25, Frame Relay, and Fast Internet subscribers.
In Colorado, for example, Qwest offers only ADSL to business users, while Rhythms NetConnections offers ADSL, IDSL, SDSL, RADSL and G.lite.