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Purchasing Power Parity

The theory stating that, in an efficient market, the exchange rate of two currencies results in equal purchasing power. That is, if one pound is worth two dollars, one pound in England should buy the same amount in goods and services that two dollars can buy in the United States. Fixed exchange rates, taxes, and other inefficiencies are thought to disrupt purchasing power parity. Some theorists believe the idea holds most true when comparing countries or regions with similar standards of living.
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The 5621 offers complete protocol encapsulation support, including Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) over ATM, Ethernet over ATM, and IP over ATM.
Users with high-volume data transfers are allowed to aggregate analog or ISDN connections using multilink point-to-point protocol (MPPP).
Dynamic Connect utilizes the new IETF draft standard PPPoE (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet).
The product also supports a variety of data encapsulation methods including Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) over ATM, Ethernet over ATM, and IP over ATM.
In fact, IP already depends on a number of Layer2 protocols, with Ethernet and PPP (the Point-to-Point Protocol) the two most Popular in the LAN and WAN, respectively, ATM is just like any other Layer 2 protocol with two important exceptions: ATM is more flexible and capable.
Even though the industry has widely embraced the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP) defined by the Internet Engineering Task Force, PPP compliance does not assure compatibility.
The Bisynchronous communications method has many variations, which include a multipoint protocol, dial-up protocol, the point-to-point protocol, and the transparent.

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