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ALSO CALLED: Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexers, DSL Access Multiplexers
DEFINITION: A DSLAM (Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer) is a network device, usually at a telephone company central office, that receives signals from multiple customer Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) connections and puts the signals on a high-speed backbone line using multiplexing techniques. Depending on the product, DSLAM multiplexers connect DSL lines with some combination of asynchronous transfer  … 
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Telstra Reaps Transformation Rewards
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WHITE PAPER: The business benefits of the IP transformation are numerous. First of all, as you reduce the number of actual networks, you save on software licensing costs, air conditioning and power. Less people are also required because rather than operating many silo networks in standalone mode you now have a common network.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 16 Aug 2010

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DSLAM DEFINITION (continued): … A DSLAM (Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexer) is a network device, usually at a telephone company central office, that receives signals from multiple customer Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) connections and puts the signals on a high-speed backbone line using multiplexing techniques. Depending on the product, DSLAM multiplexers connect DSL lines with some combination of asynchronous transfer mode (ATM), frame relay, or Internet Protocol networks. DSLAM enables a phone company to offer business or homes users the fastest phone line technology (DSL) with the fastest backbone network technology (ATM).
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