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Essential Guide to Telecommunications, The, Third Edition by Annabel Z. Dodd

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Glossary

5ESS

A digital central office manufactured by Lucent Technologies, formerly part of AT&T.

10base-T

An IEEE specification for unshielded twisted pair cabling for Ethernet local area networks which transmit at 10 million bits per second. The distance limitation on 10 base-T networks is 100 meters.

100base-T

An IEEE standard, compatible with 10base-T for transmitting at 100 megabits over twisted pair cabling on local area networks.

ANI (automatic number identification)

The business or residential customer's billing number. Customers such as call centers pay for callers' ANI to be sent to them simultaneously with incoming 800 and 888 calls.

Applet

A small Java program that can be executed on any Java capable browser regardless of PC model. Animation ...

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