PPP Daemon for Linux, Solaris 2, *BSD, SunOS 4, Digital Unix, SVR4, NeXTStep, and Ultrix. This allows Unix machines to connect to the internet through dialup lines, using the PPP protocol, as a PPP server or client. Works with 'chat', 'dip', and 'diald', among others. Supports IP, TCP, UDP and IPX .
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.
Datacom method used to transport multi-protocol LAN traffic between routers over leased line or ISDN. PPP is also used for Internet access via ISDN. Defined by RFC 1661 and RFC 1618.
oint-to- oint protocol. A way of accessing the Internet which allows your home machine to act as if it were, itself, an Internet machine. PPP, for example, allows you to retrieve and display Internet graphics files. If you access the Internet through a serial line (formerly the most common type of modem connection), you can not use a graphical browser.
Purchasing power parity. At the PPP rate, one dollar has the same purchasing power over domestic GDP that the US dollar has over US GDP. PPP could also be expressed in other national cur- rencies or in special drawing rights (SDRs). PPP rates allow a standard comparison of real price lev- els between countries, just as conventional price indexes allow comparison of real values over time; otherwise, normal exchange rates may over- or undervalue purchasing power.
purchasing power parity. GDP estimates based on the purchasing power of currencies rather than on current exchange rates; such estimates are a blend of extrapolated and regression-based numbers, using the results of the International Comparison Program (ICP); PPP estimates tend to lower per capita GDPs in industrialized countries and raise per capita GDPs in developing countries
Purchasing power parity. A method of measuring the relative purchasing power of currencies of different countries over the same types of goods and services, in order to make relatively accurate comparisons of standards of living across countries.
purchasing power parity. the prices of goods and services are the same in different nations once adjusted for exchange-rate changes
Personal Pension Plan. Private pension scheme run by insurance companies, unit trusts, building societies and banks. It aims to provide you with a pension at retirement plus other benefits. Unlike an occupational pension scheme, a personal pension plan need not be connected with a specific job.
Personal Pension Plan. A private pension which attracts tax relief. Understand the nature of high front-end loading charges, underperformance and the need to buy an annuity before you buy one of these.
Acronym for Personal Pension Plan.
A pension policy available to employed persons who do not qualify for, or are not members of, an occupational scheme. Also available to the self-employed with Net Relevant Earnings.
Public-Private Partnerships. Trade & Economy
Public and Private Partnerships
Public Private Partnerships is the term used in Ireland to describe partnerships between the private sector and the public sector for the purposes of designing, planning, financing, constructing and/or executing projects which are generally regarded as being the responsibility of the public sector. Infrastructural projects in the roads, water and waste sectors are key examples. In the UK these partnerships are called Private Finance Initiatives (PFI). Close
PRODUCT PROTECTION PLAN. The product protection plan (ppp) provides product replacement for customers who purchase designated products from sears. The ppp is an exchange program for replacing a defective item beyond the manufacturer's warranty. It runs concurrently with the manufacturer's warranty, but supersedes it.
Pusan Promotion Plan
Preferred Provider Plan. A type of managed care plan, where coverage for expenses incurred when services are provided by a network provider are paid at a higher level than the coverage available for services received from an out-of-network provider.
Preferred Provider Plan. A health care plan that makes available to its members either comprehensive health care services or a limited range of health care services performed by providers selected by the plan. It allows members to use providers outside the network but enrollees may be liable for a significant portion of these claims.