demand-assigned multiple access



  • noun
    (written as demand assigned multiple access)
    a means of switching in circuits as and when they are required.


  • In communications, a technique which allocates the available bandwidth, based on demand. For example, each time a given user utilizes the resources of a satellite, a portion of the available pool is occupied. Upon disconnection, this bandwidth is returned to the pool. Its abbreviation is DAMA.
  • acronymDAMA