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data access arrangement
In public switched telephone networks, a single item or group of items at the customer side of the network interface for data transmission purposes, including all equipment that may affect the characteristics of the interface. 2. A data circuit-terminating equipment (DCE) supplied or approved by a common carrier that permits a DCE or data terminal equipment (DTE) to be attached to the common carrier network. Note: Data access arrangements are an integral part of all modems built for the public telephone network.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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