Posts Tagged ‘ADSL’

xDSL

November 28, 2007

xDSL refers to all high speed broadband DSL, or digital subscriber lines. This group includes ADSL (asymmetric digital subscriber line),  SDSL (symmetric digital subscriber line), VDSL (very high bit-rate digital subscriber line), etc. DSL technologies send data over the copper wire network.

By Sarah at UK Broadband Finder
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Asynchronous

November 11, 2007

In broadband, asynchronous refers to different upload and download speeds. With ASDSL broadband (via a phone line) the download speed is faster than the upload speed.

By Sarah at UK Broadband Finder
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