divestiture

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divestiture

n. the court ordered or voluntary giving up of a possession or right, which is a common result in an anti-trust action to prevent monopoly or other restraint of trade.

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Lucent Technologies 5E-XC high-capacity tandem switch supports up to 256,000 trunk lines, compared to 92,000 trunks on an existing 5ESS switch.
2, 1997) (establishing an end-office termination rate of .3 [cts.] per minute and a rate of .5 [cts.] per minute for termination at a tandem switch).
A Harris "Accommodator" software package, a customized voice and data system that work's with the Harris 20-20 digital PBX and tandem switch, has been installed.
Bezeq will expand the use of the ControlSwitch along with Veraz's I-Gate 4000 family of media gateways to migrate traffic off of Bezeq's existing TDM tandem switches onto a national IP backbone, which is expected to reduce its on-going operating and capital costs, and in particular the real estate costs.