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DS0

(communications)
The zeroth DS level, having a transmission rate of 64,000 bits per second (64 kb/s), intended to carry one voice channel (a phone call).

DS0

A single 64 Kbps channel, which is the building block of a T1 transmission line. Designed for digital voice (PCM), 24 DS0 channels make up one T1 line. See DS and PCM.
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Even a single DS-0 carrying a data at 56 kb/s usually costs a lot less than a typical carrier's sub-rate 56-kb/s data-channel offering--including our own.
Five-day turn-up of additional DS-0 channels is a lead time that will shrink.
The Ultimate 1000 and the Ultimate 2000 Multi-Service Access Switches are list priced at a range of $100 to $150 per DS-0 port, reflecting a price point of 50% less than currently available products.