What is ASYNCHRONOUS TRANSMISSION MODE (ATM)?

The high speed data transmissions used in networks for realtime voice, video, and data. The current limit is 25 to 622 million Mb/sec. If on optical fiber cable it cannot be used on telephone lines. AKA cell relay.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of ASYNCHRONOUS TRANSMISSION MODE (ATM) helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary