ADSL and DSL Technologies

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Categories: Technology/Science/Education
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies | Date published: 09/01/2001


Discover how to unclog the Internet bottleneck and move data across the public switched telephone network faster than ever before! What loads Web pages up to 50 times faster and cheaper the ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network) channels, the fastest data transmission technology currently available to home users? ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) technology. It's here today, and it uses the existing copper lines that already connect 600 million subscribers to the PSTN. Recently released standards promise to spur rapid growth in the development of a new high-speed ADSL-based applications--vastly faster Internet access and new broadband services like entertainment video telecommuting, video conferencing, enhanced telephone, and more. Now telecommunication engineers, vendors, and business managers in the cable and telephone industries can quickly get a handle on ADSL technology--without having to wade through ADSL guideBook sorts it all out and translates it into terms that everyone involved with this new technology (carrier personnel, educators, consultants, and consumers) can understand.

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