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Unformatted text preview: up the connection is torn down. This advantage over packet switching is obvious; the line is closed to everyone but the two end points. In packet switching the line is shared by many though only in small packets. The POTS is a common circuit switched network. Packet switching is becoming a dominant force in today’s networked world because more and more data and information is being transmitted over the PSTN. In the past most phone applications were exclusively analog. Today many phone companies are offering VoIP as a standard service which makes packet switching much more desired....
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- Spring '11
- Public switched telephone network