Digital subscriber line that is generally known as the DSL is the networking device that is used by many users for the sake of the use of the internet technology and the communication. Typically it is defined as the service provided by different types of telecom companies to their users with the help of the digital lines used for the telephony is know as the digital subscriber line. DSL has bandwidth higher then the other technologies that provide real benefit for the sake of the digital data transmission over the network. All the local customers or the users of the telephone line can enjoy the facility of this technology.
History of Digital Subscriber Line (DSL):
Digital subscriber line technology is not the new technology but its roots are present in the past. Basically the concept and the standards are based upon the historical standards of the integrated service digital network in 1984. And then these standards were improved with the help of latest and the modern researches and nowadays it become a good and the secure form of networking, that we can enjoy the communication and the voice data between two places without any hesitation.
How Digital Subscriber Line Works?
Basically the DSL technology is the type of the broadband technology that provides the users opportunity to access the internet and do the transmission of data through digital telephone lines. In the working of the DSL copper wires are used for that are the typical telephony lines. First of all check the configuration of the system that all the parts that are required for the connection of the internet such as the modem or the LAN card. Then attach the telephone line in the device and other end of the device in the system then, make a connection and use this wired and the typical broadband service for the sake of searching and using an internet technology.
Types of Digital Subscriber Line:
On the basis of the working and the technicalities digital subscriber line divided into different types. Some important of them are as follows
Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line:
This type of DSL is generally called as the ADSL. It is defined as the types of DSL having high bandwidth to provide the users high downloading speed and also having a good uploading rate is called as the asymmetric digital subscriber line or ADSL. Downloading speed of this type is more then 4 Mbps and at least 1 Mbps uploading speed. It is further divided into different types such as RADSL and VDSL.
Symmetric Digital Subscriber Line (SDSL):
Another important type of DSL is the SDSL; it is defined as the type of DSL in which the speed or the rate of the bandwidth of the down and the up loading is the same and commonly used in the business World is referred to as the symmetric digital subscriber line SDSL. Commonly it provides the speed of 1.5 Mbps for all the users for all the purposes/ it is also divided into sub types i.e. HDSL, UDSL, and SHDSL etc.
Pros of DSL:
Some advantages of the digital subscriber line (DSL) technology are as follows that really play a beneficial role for the users in the sake of communication
- Digital subscriber line has a faster speed of broadband as compared to the modem net
- No installment need for the configuration of the DSL because it is configured in the old telephony lines
- You can also use the telephone lines for the voice calls while using the internet facility
- Easy downloading and uploading is available and easy installation on the network.