Switched Multimegabit Data Service


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Switched Multimegabit Data Service

(networking)
(SMDS) An emerging high-speed datagram-based public data network service developed by Bellcore and expected to be widely used by telephone companies as the basis for their data networks.

See also Metropolitan Area Network.
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Switched multimegabit data service was developed by Bellcore and the regional Bell operating companies (RBOCs) to connect local area data networks using standard, telephone-like numbering and addressing.
Today's announcement reflects Digital Link's ongoing partnership with Cisco to provide comprehensive wide-area connectivity to carrier services, including Leased Lines, Frame Relay, Switched Multimegabit Data Service (SMDS) and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM).
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In its display on the show floor, BellSouth will feature wide area and metro LAN interconnection capabilities of three data offerings -- switched multimegabit data service (broadband), ISDN (narrowband) and Native Mode LAN Interconnection (fiber-based) service.
Before joining British Telecom, Shantz was with Bellcore/Bell Labs where he was product manager for Switched Multimegabit Data Service SMDS and broadband services and played a leading role in the specifications and commercial development of advanced services for the Regional Bell Operating Companies (RBOCs).
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TERN supports frame relay, Switched Multimegabit Data Services (SMDS), and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) technologies.
It covers the complete data spectrum and includes private lines, packet services, frame relay, Switched Multimegabit Data Services (SMDS), Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), as well as network management services, outsourcing, and Internet access.

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