access line


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access line

[′ak‚ses ‚līn]
(communications)
Four-wire circuit between a subscriber or a local PBX to the serving switching center.

access line

The line from a customer site to a telephone company's central office.
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In addition to detailed industry projections, Phone Lines 2010 provides extensive analysis and research regarding ILEC access line trends.
Tokyo, July 20, 2009 - (JCN) - NTT Communications (NTT Com) announced today that it will provide a wide-area Ethernet service using inexpensive broadband IP access lines for enterprise customers nationwide in Japan, beginning July 17.
This report examines the trend of replacing a traditional telephony access line with alternative communications modalities and the near-term and long-term implications to the telecommunications industry.
Installs Over 30,000 Access Lines During the Quarter
As a result of this success, total wireline connections, represented by the combined total of switched access lines and DSL connections, declined by approximately 2.
The debt at QC is the most senior within Qwest's consolidated debt structure and Fitch's 'BB+' senior unsecured rating and 'RR1' recovery rating reflect the debt's proximity to QC's valuable access lines and strong recovery prospects.
The company's products address a broad range of applications including residential and business broadband, VoIP, IPTV, and Ethernet services over both copper and fiber access lines.
Valor Telecommunications Southwest, LLC, announced today that the company has completed transactions to acquire 420,000 local access lines in New Mexico and Texas, and has assumed operational control of the lines.
NASDAQ:ZHNE), a global provider of advanced communications equipment and a leader in VoIP, IPTV, and Ethernet over both copper and fiber access lines, today announced that Grande Communications has selected and deployed Zhone's highly acclaimed EtherXtend product for Ethernet service delivery throughout its service areas.
Under terms of the agreements, ALLTEL will sell telephone properties serving a total of approximately 109,000 access lines in Arizona, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Tennessee, Utah, and West Virginia -- as well as certain cable television operations serving 7,000 customers -- to Citizens Utilities in exchange for approximately $290 million, comprised of cash, assumed debt and 3,600 of Citizens' Pennsylvania telephone access lines.
NASDAQ:ZHNE), a global provider of advanced communications equipment and a leader in VoIP, IPTV, and Ethernet over both copper and fiber access lines, announced today that the company will report its fourth quarter 2006 financial results on Thursday, January 25, 2007, after the close of regular market trading.
3 /PRNewswire/ -- GTE Telephone Operations and Citizens Utilities Company (NYSE: CZNA, CZNB) announced today that the transfer of GTE's 189,000 access lines in southern Idaho, Tennessee, Utah and West Virginia to Citizens became effective Dec.