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Remote access

In telecommunication, the term remote access has the following meanings:

1. Pertaining to communication with a data processing facility from a remote location or facility through a data link.

2. A PABX service feature that allows a user at a remote location to access by telephone PABX features, such as access to wide area telephone service[?] (WATS) lines.

Note: For remote access, individual authorization codes are usually required.

Source: from Federal Standard 1037C

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