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What Is the Definition of the Telecom Acronym PRI? (VIDEO)

Posted by Caroline Le Brun | November 17, 2015 5:00 PM

Welcome to #CimplVision.

Can you tell what common telecommunications acronyms stand for? Today, you'll learn what a PRI is!

The transcript:

Hi! I’m Henry! The huge number of acronyms out there makes it hard to remember and understand them all. Here’s an acronym that’s important to know: PRI.

What is PRI?

PRI is short for Primary Rate Interface.  PRI is also known as a Megalink. What we call PRI is a single wire that carries 24 concurrent, separate conversations or data streams. We can think of PRI as a giant pipe cut up 24 different ways so that it can support 24 different conversations that happen at the same time.

As you’ve probably guessed, you would start thinking of switching to a service that uses PRI when your company grows from being a small business to a mid- or large business.

We’ll explain more important business concepts next time on CimplVision, so make sure to keep on watching!

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Topics: #CimplVision, Acronyms, Business Growth, PRI

Written by Caroline Le Brun

As a 16-year marketing veteran, Caroline’s experience extends across multiple industries. Since she joined Cimpl, her successful marketing campaigns have increased the company’s online and community presence, in addition to Cimpl’s footprint and appearances in new or traditional media (such as the Globe and Mail). Caroline is a specialist in communication and social media. She works closely with analysts to keep track of and adapt to the trends and changes in the industry of IT: Technology Expense management, IT cost optimization, Technology trends. Her leadership conducts Cimpl’s marketing team toward ever greater achievements. Caroline is also an exemplary citizen. Outside of work, she is involved in TEMIA, the Dorval Day Camp, and other community organizations. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Concordia University and a Master Certificate in Integrated online Strategies from the University of San Francisco Intensive Development program.

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