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American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

An official body within the United States delegated with the responsibility of defining standards. ANSI T1E1.4 is the standard body group that develops the American specifications for T1, DSL, etc., and ANSI T1.413 is the standard that has been defined for American ADSL.