subscriber multiple

subscriber multiple

[səb′skrīb·ər ′məl·tə·pəl]
(electricity)
Bank of jacks in a manual switchboard providing outgoing access to subscriber lines, and usually having more than one appearance across the face of the switchboard.
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For this discussion we will ignore all but the subscriber multiple because frequently that is the only one that can be figured out.
A subscriber multiple is not meaningful for Gannett's Multimedia deal because so many non-newspaper properties were included.
The subscriber multiples that have been achieved in some deals over the last year or so are as high as those common during the media-buying frenzy of the late 1980s.
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