Microfilter

Also called a splitter or DSL filter, microfilter is a small device that plugs into the telephone cable that provides service on the premise. The microfilter, which is installed on-site by your provider, splits the telephone line into a normal RJ11 telephone line and an ADSL line which is then used by the ADSL modem for Internet connections.

Vangie Beal
Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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