ISDN Glossary of Terms
- Bandwidth On Demand InterNetworking Group
A protocol used to combine multiple channels to increase bandwidth
- Basic Rate Interface
2B+D ISDN access, as compared to Primary Rate service.
- Calling Line IDentification
- Call Bumping
- A process where a second data link is dropped for an incoming voice call.
- Data over Speech Bearer Service
- Electronic Key Telephone System (Feature phone)
- European ISDN Standard
- High-level Data Link Control. Synchronous transfer protocol
- Internet Packet eXchange, Novell's Netware protoicol
- Integrated Standard Digital Network
- IntereXchange Carrier (long-distance company)
- Medium Access Control, a layer of the IEEE802.3 specification which defines framing and error detection.
- Multilink Packet Fragmentation. Splitting each packet and sending on both channels
- Non-Associated Facility Signaling
- National ISDN 1 (a standard)
- Network Operating System
- Network Terminating Unit
A device used to convert between the Telco's U-interface and the S/T interface. In Europe, the NT1 is usually owned by the phone company, in the USA it is commonly integrated into a terminal adapter.
- Plain Old Telephone (Set|Service)
- Primary Rate Interface, in the USA, 23B+D
- Public Switched Telephone Network
- Regional Bell Operating Companies
- A six-wire ISDN connection, usually seen on the customer side of a NT1 interface box
- Service Protocol Identifier
- Signaling System 7
Provides out-of-band signalling
- Terminal Adapter
ISDN hardware with serial data interface
- Terminal Endpoint Identifier
- U interface
- A two-wire ISDN interface
Used for wiring between the Central Office and customer premises.
- A Voice encoding standard
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