Private Access DSL

What Does Private Access DSL Mean?

Private access DSL (PADSL) is technology used to create a business Intranet, or private wide area network, usually with a single Internet connection. It’s a means to connect the computer to a secure voice circuit, or telephone


The term is seldom used today.

Techopedia Explains Private Access DSL

Private access DSL usually involves a high-quality broadband channel connecting two or more business intranets. In addition, a single site, usually the business headquarters or head office, is configured with direct connection to the Internet. This network connection scheme facilitates centralized network security as well as tightly controlled and monitored business traffic flow.


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