• A digital transmission standard, system, or line with a signaling rate of 44.736 Mbps, which is equivalent to DS3, which provides a capacity of 672 voice channels. E3 is similar, but with lesser capacity, is used in most countries, and has a signaling rate of 34.368 Mbps.

Media Studies

  • noun a high-capacity telephone line capable of transferring data at speeds great enough to provide full-screen full-motion video and able to handle 672 voice or data channels simultaneously