ADSL


ADSL
ADSL ADSL noun [uncountable]
COMPUTING TELECOMMUNICATIONS asymmetric digital subscriber line; a system that makes it possible for large amounts of digital information to be sent to computers through ordinary telephone lines at very high speed:

• The company offers high-speed ADSL internet access at reasonable rates.

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ADSL UK US noun [S] COMMUNICATIONS, IT
ABBREVIATION for asymmetric digital subscriber line: a technology that allows large amounts of information to be sent to computers very quickly using ordinary phone lines. ADSL is one of the main technologies that provides broadband internet access: »

a high-speed ADSL service/network

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an ADSL connection/line

See also BROADBAND(Cf. ↑broadband)

Financial and business terms. 2012.