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A-Law

A-Law is the standard codec (compression/decompression) algorithm for pulse code modulation (PCM) from the ITU-T (the Telecommunication Standardization Sector of the International Telecommunications Union). A-Law is the type of PCM used in most of the world. The other type, mu-Law, is used in the United States and Japan.

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This was last updated in September 2005

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