Wednesday, March 16, 2005

Riverstone Gets RUS Certification for Carrier Ethernet Routers

Riverstone Networks has received USDA Rural Utilities Service (RUS) listing for both its RS and Riverstone 15000 product lines.

A RUS listing permits Independent Operating Companies (IOCs) and Rural Local Exchange Carriers (RLECs) to deploy these products using RUS Broadband Loan and Grant programs. The RUS loan program is designed to increase the rate of broadband deployments to communities of up to 20,000 inhabitants.

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