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Digital subscriber lines (Dsbdd)

Definition
Technology that uses existing copper pair wiring that is already in almost every home and office. Special hardware attached to both the user and switch ends of line allows data transmission over the wires at far greater speed than the standard phone wiring. Also referred to as DSL. (Source: Team: adapted from nces.ed.gov/pubs98/tech/glossary.asp#d)
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Digital communication systems (Dsbd)
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Multi access systems (Dsbdm)