Definitions for "Local Loop"
Keywords:  premise, subscriber, lec, nearest, loop
In telephony, a local loop refers to the connection between a telecommunication company's CO to the lines in the service subscriber's home or office. Originally, local loop service carried only telephone service to subscribers. But today, with the use of modems, ISDN and DSL signals are transmitted to subscribers as well through the local loop.
See last mile.
The connection from a subscriber to the Central Office. The portion of a circuit connecting the LEC's CO with the customer's premise equipment across the local network.
Keywords:  portability, number
Keywords:  access, see
See Local Access.