What is attempt? - Definition from WhatIs.com
Part of the Data transmission glossary:

In a telecommunications system, an attempt is a user request to get connected to the system or to initiate a call, whether or not the connection is made or the call is initiated.

This was last updated in September 2005
Posted by: Margaret Rouse

Related Terms


  • hybrid WAN

    - Hybrid WAN connects a geographically dispersed telecommunications network by sending traffic through the public Internet VPN and a traditional WAN service. (SearchNetworking.com)

  • signal-to-noise ratio (S/N or SNR)

    - In analog and digital communications, signal-to-noise ratio, often written S/N or SNR, is a measure of signal strength relative to background noise. The ratio is usually measured in decibels (dB). (SearchNetworking.com)

  • jitter

    - Jitter is the time variation between when packets leave one system and reach another, affecting real-time communications like VoIP and video conferencing. (SearchUnifiedCommunications.com)


  • Data transmission

    - Terms related to data transmission, including definitions about communication channels and words and phrases about point-to-point and point-to-multipoint data transfers.

  • Internet applications

    - This WhatIs.com glossary contains terms related to Internet applications, including definitions about Software as a Service (SaaS) delivery models and words and phrases about web sites, e-commerce ...

Ask a Question. Find an Answer.Powered by ITKnowledgeExchange.com

Ask An IT Question

Get answers from your peers on your most technical challenges

Ask Question
  • I can’t open Microsoft Project file

    The other quick thing to try is in a new project go Project, SubProject.In the browse dialog deselect the Link option then select your project. It might be able to read the file and copy its data i...

  • Can't repair MyoVision Access database

    i believe that your first move will be to extract the information from the corrupted db.you can find companies that fix corrupted access db.just search the internet by typing "repair corrupted acce...

  • Windows 10 credentials

Tech TalkComment



    Contribute to the conversation

    All fields are required. Comments will appear at the bottom of the article.