pair gain

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pair gain

The number of additional wire pairs that may be served by applying some technology to existing telephone lines (wire pairs). For example, with the installation of digital loop carrier equipment at the telco office and at the customer site, one cable pair can be turned into two phone lines. Two cable pairs can be turned into many more lines using T1 and other technologies. Every channel bank, digital loop carrier and DSLAM is a pair gain system. See channel bank, digital loop carrier and DSLAM.
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The HVDL 3.1 system can be deployed in bundles with existing pair-gain systems, eliminating the need for digging, trenching and access inside the customer premise to provide both voice and high-speed data services.
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The 1586T allows all the tests needed to properly qualify two-wire and four-wire, leased or dial-up circuits for use with POTS, pair-gain, ISDN-BRI, xDSL or DDS equipment.