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ADSL

Asymmetric Digital Subsciber Line. A format for transferring data at speeds of up to 24 Mbits/second (downstream rate), which is 12 times the speed of ISDN and 25 times that of a 56K modem. ASDL requires a special modem at each end, but uses existing copper phone lines.
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BB, a subsidiary of Softbank, will provide movie and music content, and Internet protocol (IP) telephone services using an optical fiber network whose data transmission speed is far faster than that of the asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) services, the sources said.
The solutions to be installed comprise AXIS 2100 Network Cameras and ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) connections.
Softbank rose sharply on reports that the Internet business investor will purchase Tokyo Metallic Communications, a struggling provider of ADSL (asymmetric digital subscriber line) high-speed Net access services.
UK communication services provider Thus is to go live in July with its ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) Internet access service for both corporate and residential customers, following a nationwide pilot scheme by Thus and several other companies.
The number for asymmetric digital subscriber line services rose to about 14.08 million but showed a slowdown in its pace of expansion with a share of 68 percent of total broadband services.
The company already provides conventional IP phone service based on asymmetric digital subscriber line technology through a subsidiary.
Based on Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL) technology, the FlexRate 150 service offers private households the ability to access the Internet at speeds of 2,048/512 Kb/s.
Lietuvos Telekomas has selected Nokia as a main supplier of its ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) systems.
ADSL, or asymmetric digital subscriber line, provides high-speed data transmission through fixed telephone lines and enables computer users to browse the Internet at speeds dozens of times faster than a conventional phone line.
The diffusion rate of broadband Internet access services including connections via fiber optics and asymmetric digital subscriber line among households in Japan came to 35.3 percent at the end of September, up about 10 percentage points from a year earlier.
The service, known as ''DotPhone Personal V,'' allows subscribers to talk to each other regardless of whether they are using asymmetric digital subscriber line, cable TV or Fiber-to-the-Home broadband services.
Eicon Networks, an international business unit of the Danish IT group i-data international a-s, has signed an agreement with the Indian broadband provider Hughes Tele.com (India) Limited to cooperate in offering ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) services in India.
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