Hatteras Adds Optical Interface, Subtending Features

Hatteras Networks has added an optical interface as well as a subtending feature to its line of to its Ethernet in the First Mile (EFM) products, the company announced today. The HN400-U typically sits in the central office close to the copper termination/master distribution frame. But if the carriers switch is elsewhere within the CO, […]

BellSouth Unveils New Wholesale Ethernet Options

BellSouth Corp. this week at CompTel/ASCENT formally announced two new wholesale Ethernet offerings a metro Ethernet service and an Ethernet over SONET transport service. The services actually became available on a wholesale basis back in December, says Nancy D. Starcher, director of product marketing, access transport at BellSouth Interconnection Services. The company also offers best-effort […]

Bells Cook Up Instant Managed Services

Resellers that want to get into the premium managed services business can look no further than the local telephone company for a turnkey package, including transport, CPE and professional services. Two Bell companies - Qwest Communications International Inc. and BellSouth Interconnection Services - have come to the table in the last six months with such bundled offers […]

Creating Virtual Fiber Networks

Posted: 2/2003 Creating Virtual Fiber Networks By Khali Henderson Seeking to infuse flexibility in the transport infrastructure, startup vendor Meriton Networks Inc. is set to unveil its optical add/drop switch (OADX), which integrates optical transmission and switching, with capability to create intelligent virtual fiber networks, more commonly known as optical virtual private networks (VPNs). "We’ve […]

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