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permanent virtual circuit (PVC)
A virtual circuit used to establish a long-term connection between data terminal equipments (DTE). Note 1: In a PVC, the long-term association is identical to the data transfer phase of a virtual call. Note 2: Permanent virtual circuits eliminate the need for repeated call set-up and clearing. Deprecated synonym nailed-up circuit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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