Definitions for "T-carrier"
Keywords:  multiplexed, mbps, bell, labs, carrier
The AT&T hierarchy of digital systems that carry signals in digital format. The T-carriers are designated T-1, T-2 and T-4.
A time division, multiplexed digital transmission facility, usually provided by a phone company and operating at an aggregate rate of 1.544 Mbps and above. Series of transmission systems using pulse code modulation technology at various channel capacities and bit rates to send digital information over telephone lines, including optical fiber lines, or another transmission medium
A time-division, pulse-code modulation, voice carrier used on exchange cable to provide short-haul trunks.