time-division multiple access (TDMA)

time-division multiple access (TDMA): A communications technique that uses a common channel (multipoint or broadcast) for communications among multiple users by allocating unique time slots to different users. (188) Note: TDMA is used extensively in satellite systems, local area networks, physical security systems, and combat-net radio systems.

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