Dual access

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In telecommunication, the term dual access has the following meanings:

  1. The connection of a user to two switching centers by separate access lines using a single message routing indicator or telephone number.
  2. In satellite communications, the transmission of two carriers simultaneously through a single communication satellite repeater.

Also, network hardware company D-Link has named technology which allows two simultaneous connections over one cable, for example 1) Internet and 2) provider's local FTP or game servers or IPTV data flow.

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the General Services Administration document "Federal Standard 1037C" (in support of MIL-STD-188).