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A '''digital subscriber line (DSL)''' connection is a high-speed dedicated digital circuit from a given location to the telephone company's central office, using normal copper telephone lines. DSL is the main form of consumer broadband worldwide. '''DSL''' is a general term that includes several variations:
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* '''ADSL''' - Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line, ranging up to 1.5 Mbps
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* '''HDSL''' - High-bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line, 1.5 Mbps
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* '''SDSL''' - Single-line Digital Subscriber Line, 1.5 Mbps
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* '''VDSL''' - Very high-data-rate Digital Subscriber Line, ranging up to 2.3 Mbps
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* '''RDSL''' - Rate Adaptive Digital Subscriber Line, various speeds.
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== (Digital Subscriber Line) ==
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A high-speed dedicated digital circuit from a given location to the telephone company's central
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office, using normal copper telephone lines. DSL is the main form of consumer broadband
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worldwide. DSL is a general term that includes several variations: ADSL (Asymmetric Digital
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Subscriber Line), ranging up to 1.5 Mbps; HDSL (High-bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line), 1.5 Mbps;
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SDSL (Single-line Digital Subscriber Line), 1.5 Mbps; VDSL (Very high-data-rate Digital
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Subscriber Line), ranging up to 2.3 Mbps; and RDSL (Rate Adaptive Digital Subscriber Line),
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various speeds.
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Latest revision as of 12:41, 7 May 2012

A digital subscriber line (DSL) connection is a high-speed dedicated digital circuit from a given location to the telephone company's central office, using normal copper telephone lines. DSL is the main form of consumer broadband worldwide. DSL is a general term that includes several variations:

  • ADSL - Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line, ranging up to 1.5 Mbps
  • HDSL - High-bit-rate Digital Subscriber Line, 1.5 Mbps
  • SDSL - Single-line Digital Subscriber Line, 1.5 Mbps
  • VDSL - Very high-data-rate Digital Subscriber Line, ranging up to 2.3 Mbps
  • RDSL - Rate Adaptive Digital Subscriber Line, various speeds.
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