and in {full-duplex} mode; the sent and received

signals are separated at each end by components collectively called a "hybrid". Although this technique requires more sophisticated equipment and lowers the line length, an advantage is that half the sent and half the received information is mixed on any one line, making low-tech wiretaps less a threat.

See also Integrated Services Digital Network.

Last updated: 1994-11-23

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fing}" is and in {full-duplex} mode; the sent and received line

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