56k line

56k line

(communications)
A digital connection (possibly a leased line, possibly switched) capable of carrying 56 kbps.

Compare DS0.
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A single 56K line was installed into each school in the mid-'90s, providing one machine per school with Internet access.
Two remote SMSU campuses, Mountain Grove and West Plains, also connect to the main campus network for Internet use and campus resources with a 56K line and a T1, respectively.
However, to your horror, your find two dozen e-mails to download on the 56K line, each with a half-meg attachment
Zoom's 56K Line Features Flash Memory and Programmable DSPs
120 standard rate adaption allowing existing equipment, such as SNA terminals, cluster controllers and asynchronous equipment to run over a 56k line.
Running the CAD program on our 56K lines was an impossible task until we found WinFrame," said Robert Lemke, network analyst, OshKosh B'Gosh.
Frame relay networks have typically been designed with star-like topologies using T1 access lines for the central sites and 56K lines for the branches.
The routers also provide a number of bandwidth optimization features, including 4:1 data compression over leased lines, packet-switched and circuit-switched WAN20 services, and dial-on-demand routing (DDR) over ISDN and switched 56K lines.
The routers provide a number of bandwidth optimization features, including 4:1 data compression over leased lines, packet-switched and circuit-switched WAN services at speeds of up to 128 Kbps, and dial-on demand routing (DDR) over ISDN and switched 56K lines.