BellSouth Corp. said at the COMPTEL show it is offering BellSouth Wavelength Dedicated Ring Service and Wavelength Channel Service, giving customers transparent and bit-rate specific optical transport options in the bandwidth ranges of 1, 1.25, 2.5 and 10 Gigabits.
Designed for the transport of optical services between customer-designated locations, Wavelength Dedicated Ring Service is a Dense Wave Division Multiplexing (DWDM) optical network with ring diversity in which the entire capacity is dedicated to a single customer. The service also offers customers service assurance guarantees for failures lasting longer than one second and a guarantee on each individual wavelength.
BellSouth Wavelength Dedicated Ring Service provides the next wave of efficient optical transmission of voice, Internet Telephony, Ethernet, SONET, video and data solutions between customer locations, says Robert W. Bickerstaff, vice president of BellSouth Interconnection Services.
BellSouth also introduced Wavelength Channel Service for the purchase of individual Wavelengths and Wavelength Channel Service Dedicated System. Both are point-to-point wavelength options. BellSouth Wavelength Channel Service Dedicated System offers diversity on the network serving the customer premise location.
BellSouth also introduced Wavelength Channel Service for the purchase of individual wavelengths and Wavelength Channel Service Dedicated System. Both services are point-to-point wavelength options. They provide all of the options available in the Wavelength Dedicated Ring service except in a point-to-point configuration.
Wavelength Channel Service may be purchased as individual wavelength channels while Wavelength Channel Service dedicated system provides dedicated capacity from 1 up to 16 or 32 wavelengths over an active DWDM system.