leased line


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leased line

(communications, networking)
A private telephone circuit permanently connecting two points, normally provided on a lease by a local PTT.
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leased line

A private communications channel leased from a common carrier. Most digital lines require four wires (two pairs) for full-duplex transmission.
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"With PLDT as primary internet service provider, and with two existing redundant leased lines, the LTO is assured of more reliable, cost-efficient, high availability, and almost zero downtime internet connectivity at its 229 LTO offices nationwide," LTO assistant secretary Edgar Galvante said.
The remedy would have required BT to provide a restricted form of dark fibre in the leased lines markets until March.
re-position their leased line business by improving it in several respects,
Huawei Rotating CEO Eric Xu said carriers need to re-position their leased line business by improving it in several respects, such as business strategy development, product portfolio management, customer experience management, and network planning and build-out.
Xu said, "Huawei is committed to working with carriers to build compelling leased line services for the B2B segment, to navigate the challenges and to seize the opportunities from increasing adoption of cloud services."
Charges have also been reduced by up to 40pc for leased lines used to provide data services to businesses.
In the next few years, it will be interesting to watch the evolution of premise-based (CPE-based) VPNs, and carrier-based (virtual leased line) VPNs.
Details of the alliance will be worked out later, but the two companies will cooperate in the field of mobile phones and leased line services for corporate customers, company officials said.
This lets carriers furnish leased line services associated with edge optical services from a platform.
UUNet Resilience uses Cisco Systems Inc Hot Standby Router Protocol (HSRP), to provide leased line customers with guaranteed continuity of their internet connection.
Leased line prices for data and long-distance services are already falling and may drop as much as 10 percent a year as competition increases.
A dial back-up feature lets the new modem continue data communications even if its leased line connection fails.