leased line


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leased line

(communications, networking)
A private telephone circuit permanently connecting two points, normally provided on a lease by a local PTT.

leased line

A private communications channel leased from a common carrier. Most digital lines require four wires (two pairs) for full-duplex transmission.
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Huawei Rotating CEO Eric Xu said carriers need to re-position their leased line business by improving it in several respects, such as business strategy development, product portfolio management, customer experience management, and network planning and build-out.
A Huawei survey shows that government and enterprise customers have three major requirements for leased line services: on-demand, flexible services at competitive prices; rapid, easy service provisioning with bandwidth on demand; and SLAs that can be visualized, checked, and assured.
The ISDN LAN service costs GBP60/month while the leased line service is priced at GBP350/month+VAT.
As a result, during the night, when voice traffic was low and data traffic high, the voice portion of our leased line was completely wasted, even while data throughput suffered for want of enough bandwidth.
In the future alternative telecomms operators will be able to buy wholesale leased lines from BT and use them to provide a range of dedicated services to their own customers.
The Commission move is a clear sign that EU authorities reckon the wholesale leased line market is uncompetitive.
Leased lines are fundamental building blocks in the communications market, used by network operators and service providers as the basic transport infrastructure upon which their services are built, and by large business users as the means of linking their locations world-wide.
Our solution supports traditional voice and data, such as E1 and leased line, as well as cell-site backhaul.
ECTA observes that, in practically all Member States, the incumbent operator "has found a way of making the interconnect leased line product an ineffective tool for competition by attaching unfair supply conditions.
Furthermore, the entry into force on July 25 of the new regulatory framework for electronic communications renders useless the rigid obligations contained in the 1993 Directive, since it provides for a more flexible approach: obligations on dominant operators must be removed where there is effective competition in the relevant leased line market.
The facility in question would have traditionally required a T3 leased line in order to be connected into the county's data network, and IT determined that installation would take several months.
A leased line is a direct and high bandwidth network connection allocated to a user, and therefore constitutes transmission capacity.