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STDM (Statistical Time-Division Multiplexing)

Statistical time-division multiplexing (STDM) refers to a type of link sharing that occurs in communication networks. In STDM, a communications channel is divided into separate streams. Link sharing is then utilized to speed the flow of data from one end of a communications network to another. The information may not be delivered simultaneously, which increases the network’s overall efficiency. Statistical time-division multiplexing is not used to control transmissions. Instead, the demand of transmissions controls when STDM takes effect.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About STDM (Statistical Time-Division Multiplexing)

STDM is used in multiple types of data transfer protocols, which means that most small businesses use STDM without realizing it. Fortunately for small businesses, this process is automatic and requires no input on part of the operators.

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