Definitions for "Data communications equipment"
Keywords:  dte, dce, modem, terminal, equipment
See data circuit-terminating equipment.
This is a device that translates a digital signal from data terminal equipment (DTE) into a form acceptable to the receiving device.
The communications device that adapts digital signals from a connected "DTE" device, to the physical communications media implemented in a system. Examples of DCE devices include modems and radios.