Institute for Telecommunication Sciences
the research laboratory of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration

Donald V. Glen

Abstract: Guidelines for interconnection to the United States Postal Service (USPS) Electronic Computer Originated Mail (E-COM) System via telecommunications carriers are developed. Adescription of the E-COM System is given and the need for telecommunications standards for accessing the E-COM System is provided.

Keywords: United States Postal Service (USPS); Electronic Computer Originated Mail (E-COM) System; interface standards; Open Systems Interconnection (OSI); protocols; telecommunications standards


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