Digital Data Service

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digital data service

[′dij·əd·əl ′dad·ə ‚sər·vəs]
A telephone communication system developed specifically for digital data, using existing local digital lines combined with data-under-voice microwave transmission facilities. Abbreviated DDS.
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Digital Data Service

(DDS) The class of service offered by telecommunications companies for transmitting digital data as opposed to voice.
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data service

Generally refers to a telecommunications service that transmits data rather than voice. Internet access is the most common data service, which is provided by the landline and cellular telephone carriers as well as the cable TV companies.
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