From: "Stephen Shaw"
Subject: Re: and what is SLIC?
Date: Sat, 18 Jan 2003 07:42:33 +0200
Organization: The South African Internet Exchange
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On Thu, 16 Jan 2003 23:55:22 +0000, Bob wrote:
> SLIC = Super Loop Integrated Carrier, which is an older type of
> distribution system used by Telco's. It is made up of 10 copper pairs and
> delivers 96 POTS lines. Modern type pair-gain systems are often fiber fed
> and deliver 1000's of POTS lines, but are often called SLICs
> incorrectly..I like using the term pair-gain systems. End-Users often
> hear about SLICs because they do not work with ADSL, unless Remote
> Terminals with independent feeds are placed with them. (They can work
> with some SDSL solutions) -Robert
> "Paul Herber" wrote in message
>> Subscriber Line Interface Circuit
>> Regards, Paul Herber, Paul Herber Systems Ltd. http://www.pherber.com
>> Diacrit 2002 - Unicode version now available SanDriLa - SDL/MSC
>> application for Visio email address is spam-trapped - s/*@/paul@/
Now you've gone and done it. :)
The next question will be 'What is POTS?'
I know what POTS is but care to take a bet...