from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A transmission path for the communication of signals and data from a communications satellite or other space vehicle to the earth and back.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The transmission of a signal from a satellite to a receiving station on earth; or the means of this transmission.
- n. Transmission of data from a network, usually wireless, to the user.
- v. To transmit a signal from a satellite to a terrestrial receiving station.
BraytonAK: Might be because Google Voice cannot get "downlink" I don't know the technical term in 907 to hook into the phone network.
(HSPA is often labled as HSDPA for the 3.6 Mbps or 7.2 Mbps raw "downlink" flavor and HSUPA for the 1.9 Mbps or 5.8 Mbps upstream flavors.)
Summary > Top "downlink" demanding services DL speeds on 300kbps level should satisfactory serve almost any fully mobile service
Connections will be 5 to 12 megabits per second on the downlink and 2 to 5 Mbps on the uplink, the company said.
Then there's the fact that current networks are built with downlink capacity much greater than uplink.
I do a lot of public speaking nowadays, sometimes to arena-sized audiences or satellite downlink events with over a hundred thousand people.
Students upload commands and downlink science data, and some will later go to work for NASA.
Notably for those excited about LTE, his estimates for LTE are 10 Mbps on the downlink and 5 Mbps on the uplink.
GPON has a downlink of 2. 5Gbps shared between (most likely in the case of Fios) 64 customers.
Verizon has chosen Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent (s ALU) as the initial vendors for the LTE rollout and is reporting speeds of between 50 and 60 Mbps downlink in test markets.
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