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E1

November 3, 2010

E1 E1 is an ITU-T standard that defines the basic protocol and structure for transmission of TDM data over a physical circuit (most often the physical connections use twisted pairs and conform to G.703). It is widely used in Europe. An E1 primary rate trunk has a total of 32 time slots allocated within each frame of data. […]

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TDM

November 3, 2010

TDM Stands for: Time Division Multiplexed This is one method by which multiple streams of data are combined together into a single stream of data for transmission down a cable or optical fibre. The combined streams may then be separated out again into individual streams at the far end of the cable as required. When […]

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