A connectionless network where the user is charged a flat fee instead of connection charges and per minute charges typically associated with long distance calls.
A dedicated circuit typically leased by a telephone company to a business for the full time exclusive use of that business. The 1980s and 1990s have seen growing freedom for businesses with such leased lines to sub-lease capacity to other businesses and organisations.
A communications line, from one point to another, leased from the telephone company for the exclusive use of a customer. See also point-to-point.
A dedicated line provided by the telephone company.
A dedicated communications circuit for continual data transmission. Also referred to as "private line" or "dedicated line."
A private telephone line reserved for the leasing customer's use.
any circuit or combination of circuits designated to be at the exclusive disposal of a given user
A private communications line leased or rented from a common carrier (such as AT&T, ITT, or Satellite Business Systems).
A permanent network connection between two points provided by a telecomms company, hence it is usually leased.
Dedicated circuit, typically supplied by the telephone company or transmission authority, that permanently connects two or more user locations and is for the sole use of the subscriber. Such circuits are generally voice grade in capacity and in range of frequencies supported, are typically analog, are used for voice or data, can be point-to-point or multipoint, and can be enhanced with line conditioning. Also called private line.
A leased line is a telephone line that has been rented for the exclusive use of a business or organisation. It is a dedicated line between two points and large businesses use them to connect to the internet.
A leased phone line that provides a dedicated (full-time) Internet connection.
This circuit that is supplied by the telephone company and dedicated to one permanent use (like connecting two computers).
A dedicated circuit typically provided by a telephone company. [Source: York Telecom
Any dedicated phone line but usually refers to a 56 kilobit (56,000 bits per second) leased line, It is also roughly the bandwidth needed for a voice phone call. (For leased-line Connection See Direct Connection) WWWebfx Home Page
A private line, leased from a common carrier, between two or more points.
A permanently connected telephone line between two locations. Allows for high speed data transfer.
A dedicated, private telephone line used for data transmission.
Your telecommunication company can hardwire the connection between two of their ISDN users. Then these users are always connected to each other without dialing and can not dial out to someone else any more.
A fixed telephone line connection that provides wide-area connectivity, often constituting "last mile" transport between an ISP and a commercial customer. Contrast with dial-up.
A circuit (virtual or physical) leased from a common carrier for the EXCLUSIVE use of a specific user. Since the circuit may be virtual performance may vary from day to day. This service should be compared with a private line (higher cost) where the facilities employed will be the same at ALL times.
A phone line that is rented for exclusive 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week use. The highest speed data connections require leased lines. See also ADN, T-1, T-3.
A rented telephone line not used for phonecalls. These are usually given over to a specific task such as Internet data transfer, as they are permanently connected between two points.
Any communication channel leased for exclusive use from a common carrier. Synonym: private line.
A dedicated private line that is used primarily to link two remote Local Area Networks (LANs) together. Unlike frame relay (a telecommunication service designed for cost-efficient data transmission for intermittent traffic between local area networks (LANs) and between end-points in a Wide Area Network (WAN)), this line transmits data at only one speed depending on the purchased bandwidth. Customers pay a flat monthly rate for this service.
A telecommunications transmission circuit that is reserved by a communications provider for the private use of a customer. Also called a private line or nailed up circuit.
When a carrier leases some of its transmission capacity along a particular route to a customer or another service provider. This makes it possible for the leasing company to re-sell the services to retail customers, even though it does not own the actual infrastructure. This increases competition in the telecommunications industry.
A dedicated connection line for the transfer of data. The highest speed data connections require a leased line. It is a dedicated telecommunications connection to the Internet for high speed data connections.
A fixed, permanent connection (e.g. to the Internet).
a permanent network connection between two points (e.g. a business and an ISP) that is leased from a telephone operator.
a permanent connection between two sites, which requires no dialling and includes all phone charges
a cable connecting two specific locations for voice and/or data network service
a continuously open connection to the Internet
a dedicated circuit between two points provided by the phone company
a dedicated connection from your customer premises equipment through your service provider network to your remote network
a dedicated connection, usually from head office to a branch, or directly out on to the internet, used for private transfer of all your business communications
a dedicated data pipe between two locations
a dedicated high speed line provided by your telecom provider from one specific site to another
a direct connection between two points
a fast, continually available and reliable connection
a fast permanent connection to the Internet from your
a fixed point-to-point link
a high bandwidth connection between two points - usually between your company's premises and your ISP but they can also be used between branch offices and a head office
a high performance, permanently available, fixed cost Internet connection carrying
an always-on connection between two points, for a fixed annual fee (no call charges apply)
an unused telephone line which makes an "appearance" in the same terminal box as the telephone line in connection with which it is desired to install a pen register
a permanant high speed connection to the Internet
a permanent, always on connection between two locations
a permanent, 'always on' connection, so schools can ensure that they will not receive large unplanned phone bills, through clear budgeting on a single annual contract
a permanent connection to the Internet backbone via a copper or fibre-optic connection between you and your ISP
a permanent connection to the Internet via a fixed line into your building
a permanent connection to the public internet and should be secured with a firewall to prevent unauthorized access to your LAN
a permanent fiber optic or telephone connection between two points set up by a telecommunications carrier
a permanent high-performance telecommunications network connection which can carry voice, data and Internet traffic via a copper or fibre-optic connection
a permanent high speed internet connection for people who need a high level of throughput in both directions, or who need a higher level of reliability than ADSL can offer
a permanent non-switched connection
a permanent or switched communication circuit between a customer site and a service
a point-to-point connection between two places, implemented by different transmission media (usually through PSTN Trunks), which creates one link between its nodes
a private circuit that is permanently connected to the Internet for a fixed annual fee
a special phone company permanent connection between two locations
A private (nonshared) line for voice or data.
Point-to-point, non-switched, dedicated circuit between two locations. Data capacity is reserved for an individual customers, unlike frame relay or Internet access, which is shared between multiple entities.
A phone line that is rented for exclusive use, generally by a company. Internet sites with permanent connections, rather than modem dial-up, used leased lines to connect to an Internet backbone.
Any communication channel leased from in interexchange carrier for exclusive use by the lessee. Synonym: private line.
a fixed line between two places leased for private use
A permanently open telephone connection. No dial up is necessary.
A telecommunications line that is leased to a customer or business through predetermined routers.
Lines such as a telephone line or fibre optic cable that is rented for exclusive 24/7 use from your locution to another locution. The highest speed data connections require a leased line.
A private communications channel that is leased from a common carrier.
A permanent connection to a network that guarantees constant bandwidth and network access. Leased lines cost a fixed monthly fee
A permanently connected private telephone line between two locations. Leased lines are typically used to connect a moderately sized local network to an Internet Service Provider.
See Dedicated Circuit.
A telephone line rented for exclusive 24-hour use from one location to another - commonly used by corporate bodies and universities
A permanent telephone connection between two points set up by a telecommunications common carrier. Typically, leased lines are used by businesses to connect geographically distant offices. Unlike normal dial-up connections, a leased line is always active.
dedicated, full-time connection used to link a user or network to an Internet Service Provider or another network.
An 'always on' point to point communications line leased from a telecoms service provider.
a dedicated point-to-point telephone connection as opposed to dial-up or switched lines
A high-capacity line (most often a telephone line) dedicated to network connections.
A leased line is a high bandwidth, dedicated line, generally used by organizations to connect their own sites. Leased lines vary in cost and bandwidth. Fractional T1 , T1 , and T3 are terms for different types of leased lines and bandwidths.
a permanently open, high bandwidth line that can be used to give a company's computer network access to the Internet.
Dedicated phone line that provides a full-time (24/7) connection from your location to another location. Because you are the only user on this line, you can achieve higher data transfer speeds.
Refers to a phone line that is rented exclusively for an internet connection 24 hours a day, seven days a week. High speed connections tend to require a leased line.
A leased line is a dedicated line that connects a user or network to another network or an ISP.
A telecommunications channel leased between two or more points at a flat monthly rate. Also called dedicated or private line
A dedicated circuit (private telephone line) between two locations, available full time for transmission of data or voice.
A phone line rented for exclusive 24-hour, 7-days-a-week use from one computer or network to another, and/or for constant access to the Internet. Same as a dedicated line.
An exclusive, rented phone line connection for high-speed data transmissions. The connection is available at all times (24 hours a day and 7 days a week).
A connection between two or more computers which takes place through a private circuit. Often used to connect offices in different parts of the country or world.
A dedicated telecom connection with either point-to-point or multi-point configuration.
A telecommunications line dedicated to a particular customer along predetermined routers.
A private telecommunications line that permanently connects two points.
A phone line that can be leased from the telephone company with the assurance that the company using it is the only one on the line, thus giving faster...
refers to full-time, digital Internet circuit connections. The user has a choice of speeds, with the price of the connection increasing in relation to the speed. Typical options for leased line service are 56K, 256K, or a T-1.
A permanently connected telephone line that links a host to a service provider. Typically, leased lines can handle between 56,000 and 64,000 bits per second of data. Larger host systems require T1 lines (1.544 Mbps) or T3 lines (45 Mbps).
Usually synonymous with dedicated line.
A permanent circuit provided by the telephone company. Communications on a leased line are not established by dialing and are usually configured as a direct point-to-point connection. A T-1 connection is an example of a leased line.
A leased line is a telephone line that has been leased for private use. In some contexts, it's called a dedicated line. A leased line is usually contrasted with a switched line or dial-up line. Typically, large companies rent leased lines from the telephone message carriers to interconnect different geographic locations in their company. The alternative is to buy and maintain their own private lines or to use the public switched lines with secure message protocols. (This is called tunneling.)
A telecommunications channel leased between two or more service points in one exchange or different exchanges usually at a monthly rate.
A leased communication circuit that goes from your site to some other location. It is a clear, unbroken communication path that is yours to use 24 hours per day seven days per week. Also called private circuit or dedicated circuit.
A dedicated telephone circuit supplied by the telephone company (e.g. BT) that provides a high-speed always-on connection either to the Internet or between offices. The speed of leased lines starts 64Kbps and goes up through 128K, 256K, 512K to 10 or more Mbps.
A dedicated telecommunications connection between two points.
Dedicated transmission capacity leased along a particular route in the network.
Also referred to as a private line. A leased line is obtained from a communications company (carrier) to provide a transmission medium between two points. The line consists of a permanent dedicated circuit between two points, or to set of previously arranged points. The cost of the line is usually based on the distance between locations. This is in contrast to switched or dial-up lines, which can be connected to any point on the network.
A telephone line that is leased from a telecommunications company to link permanently to the internet. Typically leased to connect several networked terminals. Very expensive.
A phone line that can be purchased from the telephone company that is yours only. With the assurance that you are the only one on the line, you can work at faster speeds and stay connected 24 hours a day. The highest speed data connections (ex: T1 and T3) require a leased line.
Permanent telephone connection between two points set up by a telecommunications carrier used by businesses to connect geographically. Usually used by larger enterprises with 50+ users.
A physical data communications line dedicated to one specific organization. The "data" here also includes voice. In contrast, ordinary and publicly accessible telephone lines (including ISDN) are called public lines. Although leased lines can provide relatively higher data transfer speeds, the cost of implementation and monthly charge can be extremely costly. For this reason, it can be safely said that they are reserved for corporate use.
It is a dedicated circuit that physically connects two points. Usually one point is at the node of a service provider (like Tellas) and the other point is at the customer's premises. Traditionally this connection is implemented using copper wires. Alternative ways include wireless transmission systems or optical fiber.
A dedicated connection between two points for the transfer of data. All leased line arrangements involve two costs -- local loop and port access. The definitions are as follows: local loop: the fee(s) assessed by a local telecommunications carrier to provide transit for your signal from your location to Continental VisiNet's closest POP port access: the fee(s) assessed by Continental VisiNet to provide a guaranteed level of bandwidth for your use Remember, no other provider can bring more bandwidth to your desktop than Continental VisiNet. For information on leased lines not listed here, please contact a sales representative at Continental VisiNet.
A dedicated (as opposed to a dial-up) telephone line typically used to link a moderate-sized local network to an Internet Service Provider.
A telephone channel leased from a telecommunications provider for private use.
A communications circuit that provides a dedicated connection between two facilities. An improvement over dial-up circuits which eliminates the need for random circuit selection. A number of line types and speeds are available from the LEC or IXC. The lines are typically 'conditioned' to provide relatively error-free transmission.
A communications line leased from a public utility common carrier for exclusive use. T1 and T3 are often used as leased lines. Synonyms: private line and full period line.
A dedicated communication line between two points. Usually used by organizations to connect computers over a dedicated telephone circuit.
A communication channel contracted from a common carrier for exclusive use. Also referred to as a private line.
A dedicated circuit typically supplied by the telephone company.
A phone line dedicated for exclusive use from one location to another. High speed connections require a leased line.
Telecommunication line rented on a monthly basis, independently from the usage.
A rented, high-speed link for exclusive use, available 24 hours a day.
A dedicated telephone line for whatever purpose designated by the lessee. Leased lines are capable of higher transmission speeds for data communications than regular telephone lines and are often required for large computers with multiple users connecting simultaneously to the Internet.
A high bandwidth connection between a user and their ISP‚ which is permanently connected.
A dedicated phone line.
A leased line is a (usually) symmetric telecommunications line connecting two locations together. Unlike traditional PSTN lines they do not have a telephone number, each side of the line being permanently connected to the other. They can be used for telephone, data or Internet services.
A transmission line reserved by a communications carrier for the private use of a customer.
A line reserved for the exclusive use of a customer, without inter-exchange switching arrangements.
A phone line established for exclusive data connections from one location to another.
A permanent telephone connection between two points that is always active (as opposed to a private dial connection). The fee for such a connection is usually a fixed monthly rate). Real-time verification requires a leased line.
A telephone reserved for the exclusive use of leasing customers. Also called a Private Line.
a telephone line devoted entirely to a network or single computer connection.
A permanent telephone connection between two points that is rented for exclusive use from a telecommunications common carrier. In contrast to a normal dial-up connection, a leased line is always active. Typically, the highest speed data connections require a leased line connection. For example, a T1 channel is a type of leased line that provides a maximum transmission speed of 1.544 Mbps.
A permanent but reliable and cost-effective connection that exists between business sites is without doubt essential when communication is regular. A digital leased line provides the link between two sites and enables uninterrupted, private data and voice transfer. A fixed fee may be required for an agreed level (capacity) and then generally you can make an unlimited number of calls and data transmissions and no face a per minute charges.
A communications line that is rented for private use.
A telephone line paid for purely by rental not for calls. These are usually given over to a specific task such as Internet data transfer, as they are permanently connected between two points. ... more
Refers to a phone line that is rented for exclusive 24-hour, 7 -days-a-week use from your location to another location. The highest speed data connections require a leased line.
See private line.
A communication channel contracted for exclusive use from a common carrier, frequently referred to as a private line.
A private communications channel leased from a common communications carrier. Leased lines are commonly used to connect distant terminals or printers to a central processing unit at another location or to a communication network.