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ALSO CALLED: POTS
DEFINITION: POTS is a term sometimes used in discussion of new telephone technologies in which the question of whether and how existing voice transmission for ordinary phone communication can be accommodated. For example, Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line and Integrated Services Digital Network connections provide some part of their channels for "plain old telephone service" while providing most of their bandwidth  … 
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Effective Loop Management and Testing for Residential DSL
sponsored by Turnstone Systems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper, jointly developed by TeleChoice, Inc. and Turnstone, focuses on loop management in an environment where DSL and POTS (Plain Old Telephone Service) run over a shared line.
Posted: 14 Jun 2001 | Published: 05 Jun 2001

Turnstone Systems Inc.
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PLAIN OLD TELEPHONE SERVICE DEFINITION (continued): … POTS is a term sometimes used in discussion of new telephone technologies in which the question of whether and how existing voice transmission for ordinary phone communication can be accommodated. For example, Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line and Integrated Services Digital Network connections provide some part of their channels for "plain old telephone service" while providing most of their bandwidth for digital data transmission.
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