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terminal equipment (TE)

  1. The terminal equipment (TE) is the end device of a communication link. It forms the termination for the various protocols on this connection.

  2. In ISDN terminology, terminal equipment is an ISDN function group that can be used to connect subscriber terminals such as telephones, fax machines or personal computers to the ISDN network. The ISDN TEs are designated with digits

    . There are two versions TE1 and TE2. Terminal Equipment 1 (TE1) has an S0 interface: i.e. two B channels and one D channel. A Terminal Equipment 2 (TE2) is a function group without an ISDN interface, for example for a Group 3 fax machine.

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Updated at: 16.06.2007
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