The local loop is
|“||[t]he last part of a fixed-link telecommunications network that connects to a subscriber's home or business.||”|
The local loop (also referred to as a subscriber line) is
|“||[t]he system used to connect the subscriber to the nearest switch. It generally consists of a pair of copper wires, but may also employ fibre-optic or wireless technologies.||”|
- Efirstname.lastname@example.org, at 125.
- ITU Glossary of Mobile Cellular Terms 3 (1999) (full-text).
- Telecommunications: Selected Information on Bypass of Local Telephone Companies, at 22.