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ISDN
Last modified: Monday, July 28, 2003 

Abbreviation of integrated services digital network, an international communications standard for sending voice, video, and data over digital telephone lines or normal telephone wires. ISDN supports data transfer rates of 64 Kbps (64,000 bits per second).

There are two types of ISDN:

The original version of ISDN employs baseband transmission. Another version, called B-ISDN, uses broadband transmission and is able to support transmission rates of 1.5 Mbps. B-ISDN requires fiber optic cables and is not widely available.

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For internet.com pages about ISDN . Also check out the following links!

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Byte article on how the Internet will replace broadcasting 
A February 1996 article that discusses ISDN and MPEG mechanics as handled via Internet Web servers.

Dan Kegel's ISDN page 
This user page provides numerous links to many aspects of ISDN. Sample categories include: informational (what is ISDN?) , latest news, product development, company information, software and hardware, ISDN service providers, and links to additional Web resources.

Installing ISDN
Explains how to upgrade to ISDN.

ISDN Tutorial and Resources
Covers the basics of ISDN along with sections on history, advantages, interfaces, and links to Web references and sources.

PC communications over modems and ISDN
This article, from August 1996, describes serial ports, introduces the most general and least expensive ISDN equipment, and provides an outline of the steps to exploit this new service.

Yahoo!'s ISDN Page
Yahoo!'s directory of ISDN links.

Yahoo!'s ISDN user group page
Yahoo!'s directory of ISDN user groups.

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Data Transfer Rates

ISDN

related terms

ADSL

ANI

B-channel

BRI

broadband ISDN (B-ISDN)

channel bonding

D-channel

DirecPC

FDDI

fiber optics

G.SHDSL

Group 4 protocol

IDSL

MLPPP

MP

NDIS

PRI

SDSL

SPID

terminal adapter

xDSL


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