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why ATM is chosen to process DSL traffic ?

hi all

with all WAN network technologies, why ATM is chosen to process DSL traffic ?

cannot we run DSL over another WAN Tech ?

 

thanks,

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Why ATM chosen?  Well telcos need to find something to amortize their ATM research investment in. wink

 

Can we run DSL over some other WAN tech?  Sure, ISDN, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISDN_digital_subscriber_line.

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