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With ADSL roll-out in the US already running at millions of lines per year, and Europe set see similar volumes of new broadband local loop lines soon, the invitation to put its ADSL DSPs in one of the world's leading consumer PC brands can only be a breakthrough for TI, which has said that it aims to dominate DSP delivery across almost all markets.
GIPS NEC for IADs (NEC - IAD) is designed for use in IAD gateways at the edge of a packet network to cancel the echo caused by the impedance mismatch where two-wire subscriber loop lines are connected to the four-wire lines of the long-haul trunk.
Analysts anticipate the number of local loop lines installed each year to grow from 72 million during 1998 to reach 195 million by 2005.