time-division


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time-division:

see multiplexingmultiplexing,
in communication, technique whereby two or more independent messages, or information-bearing signals, are carried by a single common medium, or channel. When multiplexing is performed, two or more channels are combined into a single channel, or, in a process often
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The specification includes two technologies that achieve that goal: an advanced form of time-division multiple access, and synchronous code-division multiple access.
The STC includes four major modules: the dynamic memory access (DMA) controller, high-level data link controller (HDLC), time-slot assigner (TSA), and time-division multiplexing (TDM) controller.
AT&T's network is based on time-division multiple access (TDMA) technology, while Sprint's network runs on code-division multiple access (CDMA) technology," says Mr.

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