secondary channel


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secondary channel

In communications, a subchannel that is derived from the main channel. It is used for diagnostic or supervisory purposes, but does not carry data messages.
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A secondary channel north of the island is not currently passable.
In contrast, cash-ready buyers are keeping relatively quiet in picking up properties through the secondary channel.
SMS is a backup or secondary channel of communication in CATIMS.
Moving forward for 2014, Great Eastern Takaful will continue to grow and build its agency distribution via direct and dual agencies as a key distribution channel; diversify distribution reach via alternative business channels; and develop BancaTakaful as a secondary channel.
In contrast, if the insurer took steps to raise loyalty in the secondary channel to a level matching that of its primary channel, NPS would rise a couple of points.
HP Exstream Delivery Manager, in the case that an electronic customer communication isn't received, now automatically sends it to a secondary channel (i.
The network brass clearly has no problem turning to the web to create buzz, or as a secondary channel for distribution, but most are still refusing to recognize its potential as a place for first-run content with niche appeal.
The straight primary channel has a silicone gasket, while the angled secondary channel can be used for pressure monitoring and flushing.
A 3PL may also return the product to the original vendor, sell it in a secondary channel where it will end up in discount stores, donate it to charity, send it to recycling or destroy it.
Besides the primary channel set P(C) of cell C, we also use S(C), termed as secondary channel set, to denote other non-primary channels of cell C.
A three-channel system allows coaches on offense or defense to go to a secondary channel for offline discussions without disrupting the flow of primary game communications.