Telecom Glossary

analog data

Data represented by a physical quantity that is considered to be continuously variable and has a magnitude directly proportional to the data or to a suitable function of the data.

access point

A point where connections may be made for testing or using particular communications circuits. -OR- In telephony, a junction point in outside plant consisting of a splice at a junction between a branch feeder cable and distribution cables.

 Access Service Request (ASR)

The ordering form used to request Access Services, both Special and Switched.

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