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LADS

(Local Area Data Service) A point-to-point, private line service from the telephone company that is not connected to internal equipment. The wire pairs have no conditioning or loading coils and are not processed in any way. Also called "dry wire" or "dry copper," and originally intended for burglar alarms, the circuits are also leased for high-speed data transmission with transceivers of the same type placed at both ends.
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While dry copper weight was found to be increased in seven (78%) of nine patients who underwent liver biopsy, it was found to be normal in two patients (22%).
75 tonnes of dry copper concentrate and 550 tonnes of wet copper concentrate stockpiles ready to sell now, as stated by the firm, and presently, Gedabek is anticipating to surpass its aim of yielding 595 tonnes of copper in 2014.
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EFM is especially suited to ULL applications where competitive carriers realize a 10-fold or more cost savings by leasing dry copper.
E[acute accent]With Hatteras Networks' Ethernet over bonded-copper broadband delivery platforms, carriers can deliver up to 45 Mbps of symmetrical Ethernet service over existing last-mile dry copper loops.
This enables enterprises, campuses, power companies, transportation companies and utilities to create a highly reliable network using dark fiber or dry copper in a ring topology.