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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Installed Lines Lines in service and lines fully built-out to the distribution point and ready to be connected to subscribers.

 

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International Gateway Facility International transmission, switching and network management facilities, which serve as a point of entry/exit in the country for calls to/from abroad.

 

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ISDN Integrated Services Digital Network; a standard digital service capability that features one or more circuit-switched communication channels capable of carrying digital voice, data or image signals at higher speeds than analog networks.

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