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Subject: Re: and what is SLIC?
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Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2003 15:04:15 -0500
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Wrong. SLIC = Subscriber Line Interface Circuit (as mentioned below) for
AT&T/Lucent SLC-96 (serving 96 subscribers) has (had?) 4 functional T1s + 1
spare, hence the 10 twisted pairs. 4 (T1s) * 24 channels/T1 = 96
AT&T/Lucent SLC-5 (serving 192 subscribers) has 8 functional T1s + 2 spares.
SLC-5 can be today fitted with xDSL via a simple CU (channel unit, a.k.a.
line card)) substitution, and additional data connection - see
"Bob" wrote in message
> SLIC = Super Loop Integrated Carrier, which is an older type of
> 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)
> "Paul Herber" wrote in message
> > Subscriber Line Interface Circuit
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