dial-up line


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dial-up line

A two-wire line as used in the dial-up telephone network. Contrast with leased line.
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Three RJ11s, or modular phone jacks, are available on the rear panel for connecting the leased line, dial-up line and phone in addition to an RS232 serial port for connection to a sync or async device.
For some users, the biggest advantage is economy: Citrix can often eliminate or reduce the need to upgrade local workstations; it needs less expensive workstations (called "thin client terminals") and allows remote users to run at high speeds even over dial-up lines.
The impact of the migration of almost 4 million dial-up lines to higher-priced broadband Internet access has significant revenue implications for those service providers capturing the broadband customer.