Data Service Unit

   Abbreviated DSU. A device that connects DTE (data terminal equipment) to digital communications lines. A DSU formats the data for transmission on the public carrier WANs and ensures that the carrier's requirements for data formats are met.
   See also Channel Service Unit.

Dictionary of networking . 2014.

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