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1 Author(s)
McDonald, J. ; MBX Inc., New Canaan, CT, USA

Digital switching of communication channels is now a practical alternative to analog switching. This application of well-known principles is economically possible due to the availability of low-cost LSI devices and the significant benefits of integrating digital transmission with digital switching. This paper reviews the key elements of a digital switch and summarizes the current debate relating to the design of a local digital switch.

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Communications Society Magazine, IEEE  (Volume:16 ,  Issue: 4 )