True conducts 100Gbps Ethernet trial

14 Dec 2010

Alcatel-Lucent has announced that Thai full-service telco True Corp has successfully conducted a field trial carrying 100Gbps Ethernet (100GE) traffic over its existing IP/MPLS network, which is based on Alcatel-Lucent service routing technology. The trial successfully demonstrated that Alcatel-Lucent’s 100GE interfaces support and sustain 100Gbps, while delivering wireless services, as well as residential broadband, subscriber management, business Ethernet and Virtual Private Networks (VPNs). The trial leveraged Alcatel-Lucent’s existing 7750 Service Routers, 7450 Ethernet Service Switches, and the 5620 Service Aware Manager, which together form the base of True’s converged IP/MPLS network.

In February this year, True selected Alcatel-Lucent’s IP/MPLS solution to support a converged network transformation, covering Bangkok’s metropolitan area, supporting both 3G IP mobile services provided by cellular arm True Move as well as fixed broadband services from True Online.

Thailand, True Corp, True Move, Alcatel-Lucent,

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