Definitions[edit | edit source]
United Kingdom[edit | edit source]
The local loop is
|“||[t]he last part of a fixed-link telecommunications network that connects to a subscriber's home or business.||”|
United States[edit | edit source]
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.||”|
References[edit | edit source]
- Eemail@example.com, at 125.
- ITU Glossary of Mobile Cellular Terms 3 (1999) (full-text).
- Telecommunications: Selected Information on Bypass of Local Telephone Companies, at 22.
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