multipoint line

multipoint line

[′məl·tə‚pȯint ‚līn]
(communications)
A line which is shared by two or more different tributary stations.

multipoint line

In communications, a single line that interconnects three or more devices.
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On the other hand, by providing a dedicated line for each store rather than a multipoint line for several stores, Micom ensures that only one store at a time is subject to communication losses, notes Mike Vizzi, Micom's marketing manager.
Such an improvement in bandwidth under Abco's old network, which consisted of dial-up lines and private multipoint lines, would have been cost prohibitive.
The Cisco uBR7246 series router with the multipoint line card and transverter creates a wireless link that allows TowerStream to serve areas where other wireline technologies are unavailable.
This extension allows a SNA 3770 RJE station and SNA 3174 controller on the same FrameNode attached multipoint line to different quality of service definitions.
4-kb/s multipoint lines employing either 3270 Bisynchronous or SDLC protocols.
What makes this so is the fact that many of these sites utilize relatively low-cost, multipoint lines, often supporting up to 20 to 30 sites on a single circuit or bridge within a given LATA.

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