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dial-up in Computers topic

dial-upˈdial-up adjective [only before noun]  relating to a telephone line that is used to send information from one computer to another a dial-up connectiondial-up noun [countable]
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dial-upA dial-up call from London to Aberdeen costs about 30p a minute.Testers will need a direct connection to the Internet, as opposed to the dial-up connections popular with home Internet subscribers.As a result, local and national Internet service providers sprang up to sell direct dial-up connections to the Internet.It's little wonder that the fax machine is so popular and that dial-up E-mail is such a rare species.Now those who depend on dial-up lines from public telephone systems can enjoy the benefits of integration as well.These providers are often dial-up linkages of lower bandwidth when compared to telecom and cable highways.Providers can offer this service with both dial-up pools and private lines.Each port represents one dial-up user.