modem pool

modem pool

A collection of analog modems and software that let users dial out and remote users dial in to the next available modem. The modem pool may be internal or external to the remote access server. See network access server.
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The purpose of the procurement is to ensure that Swedish Spel~s lottery agents can communicate with the Swedish game via a modem pool.
Fortunately, many information technology professionals know that such issues can be readily resolved by using a dial-out modem pool.
Expanding the modem pool would have been expensive and would have required more physical space and additional modem lines.
Southfield Public Library has begun offering dial-in Internet access via a modem pool and dedicated lines.
org modem pool directly--allows members to pay their long distance costs themselves, rather than through ACM/NS.
This state modem pool is augmented by a smaller modem pool for local Topeka calls only, which is supported by INK itself.
The analog lines feeding the modem pool at any site are set up in hunt groups, which are large groups of circuits served by one number called the pilot number.
With a modem pool, fewer modems can handle more calls.