Last time, this space discussed T1s. Today we discuss T3, T1’s bigger brother. Both are examples of T-Carrier technology, developed by Bell Labs in the middle of the 20th century. Looking for a way to more efficiently and economically transport … Continue reading

Old tip-and-ring geezers like your venerable correspondent are intimately familiar with T1s whereas younger whippersnappers raised on cable VoIP are likely not. Back in the 1980s, T-Carrier technology was the bomb — SMEs and large corporations alike requiring a bevy … Continue reading

Developed by Bell Laboratories in the late 1950s, the T-Carrier (T-CXR) is a classification of digital transmission services for multiplexed analog voice communication. During the 1950s, AT&T sought more economical and efficient means to provide growth at the local telco … Continue reading

If you are a small business with less than one dozen employees or even a home business there is a wide variety of options available for achieving a high speed connection.  On the other hand, if you are a large … Continue reading

T1 and T3 lines are both considered to be high speed broadband and telephone lines that allow the end user to use both services simultaneously as well as download files and applications quickly and easily.  T1 and T3 lines are … Continue reading

As mentioned in another article on this website CRC stands for Cyclic Redundancy Check and is a system that automatically checks for errors in T1 framing and provides notification of problems in the T1 network which are caused by the … Continue reading

If you are looking to expand the bandwidth on your Internet connection to accommodate applications that require a larger amount of bandwidth to operate properly, you may have noticed that there are many different options available including DS3, T1, T3, … Continue reading

T1 and T3 connections are often confused when it comes down to choosing this type of connection for data and voice transmission. It is helpful to know the difference between a T1 and T3 connection and the types of services … Continue reading

A T1 link is a connection that consists of two-twisted pair wires that contain 24 different channels for transmitting voice, data, and image traffic.  There are different types of T1 links that perform different services to accommodate different network configurations … Continue reading

A T1 connection is used for transmitting data or voice over a high speed line that is faster than a DSL (Digital Subscriber Line).  Many companies and organizations opt to use a T1 connection due to its reliability, speed, and … Continue reading

If you are confused about the difference between DS3 and T3 bandwidth the terms are basically identical to one another.  DS3 which stands for Digital Signal 3 is simply another term that is used for a T3 type connection.  DS3 … Continue reading