• September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    DTTV (digital terrestrial television)

    DTTV (digital terrestrial television, sometimes also abbreviated DTT) is digital television (DTV) broadcast entirely over earthbound circuits.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Shannon's Law

    Shannon's Law, formulated by Claude Shannon, a mathematician who helped build the foundations for the modern computer, is a statement in information theory that expresses the maximum possible data speed that can be obtained in a data channel.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    autofax

    Autofax is the automatic (computer-initiated) sending of a facsimile (fax) message over a network in one of two ways: ( to a receiving computer or fax machine that is always ready to receive and store or immediately print such transmissions or (2), ...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    G.703

    G.703 is a CCITT standard for transmitting voice over digital carriers such as T1 and E1. G.703 provides the specifications for pulse code modulation (PCM) at data rates from 64 Kbps to 2.048 Mbps.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    IPLC (international private leased circuit)

    An IPLC (international private leased circuit) is a point-to-point private line used by an organization to communicate between offices that are geographically dispersed throughout the world.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System)

    GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) is a satellite system that is used to pinpoint the geographic location of a user's receiver anywhere in the world.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    EtherLoop

    EtherLoop, sometimes called next generation DSL or second generation DSL, combines features of Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) with features of Ethernet to provide both voice and data transmission (including Internet connection) over any ordinary ...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    data streaming

    Data streaming is the transfer of data at a steady high-speed rate sufficient to support such applications as high-definition television (HDTV) or the continuous backup copying to a storage medium of the data flow within a computer.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    wrap plug

    A wrap plug, also known as a loopback plug, is a special plug that can be inserted into a port on a communications device to perform a diagnostic test called a loopback test.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Simputer (simple inexpensive mobile computer)

    The Simputer (short for simple inexpensive mobile computer) is an inexpensive, Web-enabled handheld computer designed for use by people in developing countries.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    electronic program guide (EPG)

    An electronic program guide (EPG) is an application used with digital set-top boxes and newer television sets to list current and scheduled programs that are or will be available on each channel and a short summary or commentary for each program.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    tree network

    In telecommunication networks, a tree network is a combination of two or more star networks connected together.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    satellite news gathering (SNG)

    Satellite news gathering (SNG) is the use of mobile communications equipment for the purpose of worldwide newscasting.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    care-of address

    In Internet routing, a care-of address is a temporary IP address for a mobile node (mobile device) that enables message delivery when the device is connecting from somewhere other than its home network.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    home address

    In the Mobile Internet Protocol (Mobile IP), a home address is the relatively permanent IP address given to a mobile node.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    NIC handle (Network Information Center handle)

    A NIC (Network Information Center) handle is an alphanumeric character sequence that is unique for each entry in the database of all Internet domain name registrants.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Parlay

    Parlay (pronounced PAHR-LAY as in the French verb "parler" - to speak) is an evolving set of specifications for industry-standard application programming interfaces (APIs) for managing network "edge" services such as call control, messaging, and ...  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Number Translation Service (NTS)

    In the U.K., Number Translation Service (NTS) is the service of routing a telephone call with a non-geographic number beginning with 07, 08, or 09 to a hidden geographic or mobile number.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    Transport Services Access Point (TSAP)

    A Transport Services Access Point (TSAP) is an end-point for communication between the Transport layer (layer 4) and the Session layer in the OSI (Open Systems Interconnection) reference model.  Continue Reading

  • September 21, 2005 21 Sep'05

    file server

    In the client/server model, a file server is a computer responsible for the central storage and management of data files so that other computers on the same network can access the files.  Continue Reading

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