Definitions for "Digital Subscriber Line"
Keywords:  dsl, xdsl, hdsl, sdsl, adsl
A general term for any local network loop that is digital in nature; See ADSL, HDSL, SDSL, VDSL, xDSL.
A technology that allows a provider to use the excess bandwidth found in a copper line for the provision of data services. While this technology was meant to make use of an enormous copper infrastructure until fiber optic cable was fully deployed, it has become an industry unto itself. xDSL is used to describe all of the "flavors" of DSL in general.
A form of high-speed Internet access currently competing with cable modems. DSL works over standard copper phone lines. In fact, most DSL service is limited...
Keywords:  dilbert
Keywords:  bri, isdn, aka, basic, interface
Aka ISDN Basic Rate Interface (BRI).