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Glossary of Rural Telecommunications Terms

In response to our ever-changing industry, the Foundation for Rural Service (FRS) maintains a Glossary of Rural Telecommunications Terms.  First published at the end of 2002, this glossary contains more than 220 of the most frequently used terms in rural telecommunications.  To order the Glossary of Rural Telecommunications Term, please click on FRS eStore.

In addition to the printed Glossary, FRS hosts the Rural Telepedia: Glossary of Rural Telecommunications Terms. The online glossary is is the most up-to-date version of the FRS Glossary of Terms.