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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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The mPhase technology uses rate adaptive digital subscriber line (RADSL), a variation of asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) that takes advantage of the fact that bandwidth and distance are inversely related.
Robotics modem supports all ADSL standards including ITU G.992.1 (G.dmt), ANSI T1.413 Issue 2, ANSI TR-59 (RADSL), and ITU G.992 Annex A, Annex B and Annex C, and is interoperable with deployed DSLAM equipment.
In Colorado, for example, Qwest offers only ADSL to business users, while Rhythms NetConnections offers ADSL, IDSL, SDSL, RADSL and G.lite.