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T-3 Carrier

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Last Updated May 24, 2021 7:56 am
A dedicated phone connection supporting data rates of about 43 Mbps. A T-3 line actually consists of 672 individual channels, each of which supports 64 Kbps.

T-3 lines are used mainly by Internet Service Providers (ISPs) connecting to the Internet backbone and for the backbone itself.

T-3 lines are sometimes referred to as DS3 lines.