Glossary Definition for ADM

Glossary Term: ADM 

Definition

Add/Drop Multiplexer: A synchronous transmission network (SDH or Sonet) can carry multiple channels. An Add/Drop Multiplexer is a device that adds (inserts) or drops (removes) lower-data-rate channel traffic from the higher-rate aggregated channel.
Synonyms
  • Add-Drop Mux
  • A/D Mux
  • ADMs
Keywords

ADD/Drop

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