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add/drop multiplexing
A multiplexing function offered in connection with SONET that allows lower level signals to be added or dropped from a high-speed optical carrier channel in a wire center. The connection to the add/drop multiplexer is via a channel to a central office port at a specific digital speed (i.e., DS3, DS1, etc.). [NECA/FCC-5]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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