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Short Take: Bell Atlantic gets U.S. patent for DSL

Bell Atlantic has successfully applied for a U.S. patent on its digital subscriber line (DSL) technology, which enables rapid data transmission over copper phone lines. The patent is the 302nd for the company, and covers adaptive DSL technology that allows for flexible transmission speeds. Bell Atlantic markets its DSL service to businesses under the name Infospeed.

Bell Atlantic has successfully applied for a U.S. patent on its digital subscriber line (DSL) technology, which enables rapid data transmission over copper phone lines. The patent is the 302nd for the company, and covers adaptive DSL technology that allows for flexible transmission speeds. Bell Atlantic markets its DSL service to businesses under the name Infospeed.