Definitions for "Point to Point Protocol"
The "Point to Point Protocol" is a transmission protocol that regulates the connection between a user's modem and the dial-up node of an ISP.
A communications protocol used with a modem that allows user computers to communicate with their local Internet Service Provider.
The successor protocol (RFC 1661) to SLIP; PPP provides a point-to-point connection between individual entities using either a synchronous or an asynchronous data link. One of its primary features is the ability for one side to configure the IP address of the other side.