A leased line (also called a private circuit) is
|“||an access line rented for the exclusive use of the customer; with dedicated access to an ISP, the customer can be logged on to the Internet twenty-four hours a day.||”|
|“||[a] transmission facility which is leased by an end user from a public carrier, and which is dedicated to that user's traffic.||”|
|“||[a] dedicated circuit (private telephone line) between two locations. A leased line is available full time for transmission of data or voice.||”|
- ↑ The Digital Handshake: Connecting Internet Backbones, at 3 n.5.
- ↑ Britain’s Superfast Broadband Future, Glossary, at 57.