Unformatted text preview: end user; who wants to get a digital connection into the telephone/data network from home. The performance would also be better than that of an analog modem connection. The second point is that of the telephone industry where ISDN is a core technology. The telephone network can be looked at as a collection of wires between system switches. One of the main differences is speed in which ISDN can offer data rates of over 1 Mbit/s. Very good speeds compared to dial up, which can only have about 56Kbit/s. Another difference to look at is the reliability of the connection. Because the ISDN traffic is digital, which also means that it is more dependable and reliable. One can also use ISDN line for data while using the telephone which is a big factor over dial up....
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- Spring '11
- telephone network, Cable modem