Definition[edit | edit source]

Signaling is

[t]he process of exchanging information between two or more parties to initiate or terminate a communication session, and for the management and maintenance of the session.[1]

Overview[edit | edit source]

There are signaling methods that use either slowly pulsed direct current or voice band tones that are in predominant use between customers' premises and the local telephone office. These are used for voice and data communications.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Unified Capabilities, Framework 2013, App. C, at C-44 (full-text).
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