Word forms: (regular plural) asymmetric digital subscriber lines
( Electrical engineering : Communication , Digital )
In an asymmetric digital subscriber line, the data throughput in the upstream direction, to the service provider, is lower,
hence the designation of asymmetric service.
Demand for high bandwidth applications, such as video and file sharing, also contributed
to popularize asymmetric digital subscriber line technology.
An asymmetric digital subscriber line is a method for moving data over phone lines, carrying much more data than a modem
can encode on a normal phone connection.
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