SBC


Also found in: Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

SBC

(1) See single board computer and server-based computing.

(2) (SubBand Codec) The mandatory codec in Bluetooth's A2DP profile, which supports transmitting MP3 stereo music from Bluetooth devices to amplifiers and speakers. The SBC codec uses the psychoacoustic model to transcode an MP3 file to SBC by removing more music data. See Bluetooth audio and psychoacoustic model.

(3) (SubBand Coding) The common psychoacoustic method used to compress digital music. See subband coding.

(4) (Session Border Controller) A device that manages real-time voice and video calling. Residing at the edge of the network, a session border controller (SBC) provides levels of security, control and quality of service (QoS) for VoIP and IP video sessions.

(5) (SBC Communications Inc., San Antonio, TX, www.att.com) A national telecommunications company that grew from a multitude of local and regional companies, including Southwestern Bell, Pacific Bell and Nevada Bell, into a single, unified brand by 2002. SBC was a major provider of high-speed DSL Internet access, claiming 57 million nationwide access lines in 2003. The company also owned 60 percent of Cingular Wireless, the second largest wireless company in the U.S. In 2005, SBC merged with AT&T, the former parent of the original companies that made up SBC. See AT&T.
References in periodicals archive ?
SBC agreed to sell a 50 percent stake in its consumer finance unit SB Finance (SBF) Co.
"Ribbon's SBC 5400 enables us to host multiple customers on a single device which is very cost efficient, while delivering quality and security."
It has affirmed SBC's senior unsecured bond at 'AA-'.
SBC is defined as "the process by which a woman is provided with adequate care during labor, delivery, and early postpartum period by a skilled attendant operating within an environment capable of providing care for normal deliveries as well as appropriate emergency obstetric care" while the term skilled birth attendants refers exclusively to accredited health professionals such as midwifes, doctors or nurses who have been educated and trained to proficiency in the skills needed to manage normal pregnancies, childbirth, and the immediate postnatal period.
The Consul General and Patron of the SBC - Philippe Crevoisier in his welcome address to participants, present among which were diplomats, senior management of Swiss and other multinational companies, and leading businessmen said that only if Pakistan is able to present to the international community the country's on-ground realities and business potential, many more foreign investors will consider to invest in Pakistani market.
In February, the SBC's Executive Committee issued the DCBC a 90-day ultimatum to remove all congregations in its fellowship that "practice affirming, approving, or endorsing homosexual behavior," Baptist Press News noted on May 22.
Tekni-Films' SBC 240 is a performance and improved-cost alternative for 4- and 6-mil PCTFE and cold formed foil in thermoformable blister applications.
SBC vice chairman Salahuddin Gandapur told Dawn that they had received the invitation of the SHC in the morning to attend the full-court reference.
The Saudi Broadcast Corporation had recently begun a marketing campaign for the SBC channel.
Asterisk SBC does more by providing network address traversal and hiding internal network topology through IP masking.
According to the order, the PBC had tasked the Sindh Bar Council (SBC) to conduct the polling on February 3 while suspending the 5-member election committee formed by incumbent body of SHCBA the other day.
The company has announced customized SBC solutions for ensuring safety and rich communication experience.