Acronym for “Private Access DSL”.
PaDSL is a solution for creating secure private broadband VPNs (virtual private network). PaDSL is a cost-effective alternative to traditional frame relay, leased line and ISDN WAN networks. It is most useful to business or organizations who wants to use DSLas an access technology for WAN//VPN objectives without the inherent risk of using the public Internet as the access medium.
The first PaDSL service was launched in the UK by THUS plc.