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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.
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Besides serving as an interface and filtering module, Dataport also serves as a kind of traffic cop, routing each piece of data to where it belongs in the Manman system.
Implementing agency : Dataport, Anstalt des ffentlichen Rechts
Conclusion of a framework contract for the provision of services in the building cleaning sector in the office building used by Dataport at the company seat in Altenholz as well as in an external office in Kiel.
In addition to the new Internet facilities the Radisson Resort hotel features guest rooms with crisp, contemporary California resort furnishings and are stocked with amenities ranging from cable TV with pay-per-view movies, WebTV, Nintendo 64, voice mail, individual wall safes, coffeemakers, iron and ironing boards, hair dryers, two phones with voicemail and dataport, and complimentary morning newspaper.
Major organization : DATAPORT, ANSTALT DES FFENTLICHEN RECHTS
Each guest room includes two phones with dataport and voicemail, coffee maker, iron and full-size ironing board, hair dryers, make-up mirrors, and spacious desk.
It must be a web application, which is operated in Dataport AR's data center and is accessible to all members of the volunteer fire brigades and the youth fire brigade.
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Business travelers can stay in touch with office and home through fax and copying services, available in major Latin hotels, and dataports on in-room telephones to allow easy access to the Internet and e-mail.