The exchanges were selected because of customer demand for SDSL
services and high density of SMEs within coverage of the exchanges.
Companies can also make substantial savings by replacing an expensive leased line with SDSL
Sarabjeet Saur, chief executive of Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire Partnership, "Early access to SDSL
will provide our business with new opportunities to exploit broadband for profit.
AutoBaud technology takes the biggest benefit of SDSL
technology, its selectable multi-rate service capabilities, and makes it very easy for carriers to deploy," said Mark Steenstra, director of SDSL
marketing for Conexant's Network Access Division.
However, the key feature is that SDSL
offers bi-directional traffic on high-speed bandwidth, allowing it to be used for a wider range of applications than ADSL, but at a much lower cost than a leased line.
In deploying Ascend's high-speed SDSL
we are able to meet the growing business demands of our customers by providing them with tailored next-generation services, including real-time conferencing, high-speed multimedia technologies and remote office applications.
differs from the more widespread ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) by providing equal bandwidth for both upstream and downstream traffic to and from the local exchange and ISP, while with ADSL upstream bandwidth is normally substantially less (normally 256Kb/s).
According to the company, SDSL
provides a cost-effective alternative to traditional leased line access and enables features such as video conferencing and the ability to send and receive large files with faster upload speeds.
The Netopia 4652 SDSL
/IDSL VPN Router is a business-class solution combining SDSL
and IDSL access, hardware-based VPN acceleration, and an Ethernet switch.
A discount on sales of SDSL
lines in July and August is being offered by Entanet, a business ISP in the UK.
Building on Mindspeed's advanced SHDSL technology, the ZipWire M28950 improves spectral compatibility and extends the loop reach over legacy SDSL
technologies, enabling providers to serve both fast growing urban and rural areas.
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UK-based broadband company Bulldog Communications has announced the immediate availability of its SDSL
broadband services for small and medium companies in the UK.
eGIX is also utilizing Copper Mountain's CopperRocket(R) 201 SDSL
customer premise equipment (CPE).
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