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data highway

n.
1. A network of computer networks, other devices, and switching systems used for the transfer of digitized information.
2. The integrated circuitry of a microchip.

in′forma′tion su′perhighway


n.
a large-scale communications network providing a variety of often interactive services, such as text databases, electronic mail, and audio and video materials, accessed through computers, television sets, etc.
Also called data highway.
[1975–80]
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ENPNewswire-August 2, 2019--RUAG - Brain for Data Highway Satellite EDRS from RUAG Space
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Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (EITC), the parent company of Dubai-based telco Du, has partnered with wi-tribe Pakistan LDI Ltd to help open up a new data highway to China and on to Europe.
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Former transport minister Marios Demetriades has joined the Quantum Cable team as senior advisor to the Strategic Council of the "massive data highway" project that will extend from Asia across the Mediterranean and on to the United States.
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With this national fibre backbone completion, Ooredoo is providing a robust, cost-effective data highway, which connects all regions of Oman to allow customers and businesses to stay connected to each other and to the internet.
Tele2 AB (Tele2), (NASDAQ Stockholm: TEL2 A and TEL2 B) together with the Estonian Prime Minister, Taavi REaoivas, today inaugurates a new 3.000 kilometer long data highway between Tallinn and Frankfurt to offer significant speed and capacity.
This next-generation platform will fuel applications, devices and people with the right data at the right time--forming a virtual data highway to intelligently connect people, places and things.
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Our innovative Luxembourg engineered antenna systems fulfil these requirements to support faster and more reliable data transmission, and our company is proud to be awarded this procurement contract in the built up phase of a European space data highway," stated Yves Elsen, Managing Partner and CEO of HITEC Luxembourg.

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