digital subscriber line

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: subscriber line - a generic name for digital lines that are provided by telephone companies to their local subscribers and that carry data at high speeds
ligne d'accès numérique
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Within the Internet service providers industry, separate indexes are published for dial-up and asymmetric DSL Internet access; leased-line and symmetric DSL Internet access; and other Internet access and related services.
Fibernet will now deploy Symmetric DSL services in a number of exchanges in the city which will reportedly provide businesses access to less expensive and more reliable leased lines.
UK telecomms company BT is set to begin trialling symmetric DSL (SDSL) services as an alternative to leased lines.
Symmetric DSL (sDSL), which usually costs a premium, is two-way: It can send and receive simultaneously, and both upload and download speeds are the same.
The future for DSL in this market segment is particularly bright due to an emerging symmetric DSL standard that promises to provide companies with the bandwidth, reliability, rate-plan options and the widespread availability they need.
Hydra's 8-port design is ideal for high density, low power symmetric DSL line card design and supports speeds of up to 2.

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