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Digital Subscriber Line

  • By: Kevin Featherly
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

The copper-wire-based digital subscriber line (DSL) service is one of the two main competing forms of broadband Internet connectivity, the other being cable. (Wireless and satellite broadband services are not commercially available, although both show some promise.) DSL differs ...

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