dataport

(redirected from data port)

dataport

(1) An RJ-11 telephone socket that provides an outside line for sending data or a fax via modem. In the 1990s, hotels throughout the U.S. began to install dataports in their rooms for customer use, and long-distance charges were applied. See RJ-11.

(2) An Ethernet socket in a hotel or office that provides a connection to the Internet. In a hotel, dataport usage or Wi-Fi hotspots may or may not be free. See Ethernet.

(3) Any socket used for data communications might be called a dataport.
References in periodicals archive ?
Contract notice: Audit the financial statements of data port and the investment fund hamburgisches telecommunications network from 2015 to 2019.
For instance, a single data port delivering 200MB/s of RAID-5 writes can consume in excess of 2.
If you don't have a wireless modem and you must plug your laptop modem into a hotel room phone line that is not designated a data port, beware.
G2 is based on Windows NT and uses a standard RS232 data port.
Data Port is committed to providing carriers future corresponding central functions and services for the preservation of evidentiary value of cryptographically signed documents.
S modems feature fiber optic quality (BER 10-10) transmissions; NX64k rate selectability from 192kbps to 2,304kbps; E-1 and fractional E-1 (FE-1) support; software programmable data port selection of V.
The unit has an RS232 data port for downloading information to a PC or printer.
Data Port to offer the type of energy infrastructure necessary for tomorrow's data management needs with environmentally preferred technology.
A full complement of hotel services are provided to all long-term residents, including fresh flowers, twice daily maid service, 24-hour golf and fitness facilities, 24-hour room service including specials from four-star and star-studded Le Cirque Restaurant, 24-hour white-gloved elevator attendants, 4-line telephones in every room - including the bathroom - with data port for tax and pc capabilities, 24-hour concierge services, discreet and efficient hotel security, full business services, and more.
The building's existing electrical wiring becomes the backbone of the local area network, which converts virtually every electrical outlet into a high-speed data port, without the costly installation of additional wiring or major disruption of business activity.
Contract award: operational support services for radio relay and transmission technology for the data port transportation network in the countries of carrier data port.
Data Port intends to introduce the staff management system, "Koper" in the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen.