Term Definition

This glossary has been prepared to help our readers understand common acronyms and terms used in the telecommunications sector.

 

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Digital A method of storing, processing and transmitting information through the use of distinct electronic or optical pulses that represent the binary digits 0 and 1.

 

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DSL Digital Subscriber Line; a modem technology that uses existing twisted-pair telephone lines to transport high-bandwidth data such as multimedia and video to service providers.

 

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