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ADSL

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define: ADSL

Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line. A type of DSL in which downstream bandwidth is larger than upstream bandwidth. This means that the transmission of data occurs faster from the network to the user than from the user to the network. This type of DSL works well for residential use, as it allows a high speed for typical Internet activity (browsing the Web, downloading files, etc.) but not require high bandwidth in the other direction (to run a server, etc.).




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