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downstream

in or towards the lower part of a stream; with the current

downstream

[′dau̇n‚strēm]
(chemical engineering)
Portion of a product stream that has already passed through the system; that portion located after a specific process unit.
(genetics)
Further along in the direction of transcription on one strand of the deoxyribonucleic acid sequence of a gene; for a linked gene, downstream may be in the opposite direction along the chromosome.
(hydrology)
In the direction of flow, as a current or waterway.

downstream

downstream

From the provider to the customer. Downloading files and Web pages from the Internet is the downstream side. The upstream is from the customer to the provider (requesting a Web page, sending email, etc.). In cable TV, downstream signals are the network, movie and sports channels transmitted to the customer. However, if the cable provider offers video-on-demand or Internet access, the cable also has an upstream.

Not Symmetrical
Internet access speeds are typically not symmetrical, with the downstream rate being considerably faster than the upstream. The slower upstream prevents users from operating websites. For fast upstream Internet connections, the customer can sign a business-oriented service agreement, if available, or use specialized providers that accommodate datacenters and high-speed servers. See download and download vs. upload.
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"Collaboration is key to growing the Downstream sector and many organizations represented here have several domestic and international partners helping to create additional value.
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As a result of the major shift in strategy, Shell has been investing more in the downstream sector and divesting away from the upstream to reap benefits of changing dynamics of the sector.
Murad Ali Shah said the record of water releases downstream Kotri was available with the provincial government from 1922 to this date.
The new downstream plans were outlined recently at the Adnoc Downstream Investment Forum in Abu Dhabi.
Muscat: The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) on Tuesday announced that it is receiving considerable interest from potential partners, as it explores a range of new growth options and initiatives to accelerate the delivery of its recently announced downstream strategy.
By CHARLES WANYOROPower producer, KenGen, has denied claims it deliberately discharged water from the Seven Forks dams resulting in flooding in Tana River and Garissa counties.Some leaders and residents from Garissa alleged that KenGen had released huge volumes of water from its dams at the height of tml" target="_selfflooding, causing untold suffering downstream.