Tuesday, June 14, 2005

India's BSNL Selects UTStarcom's NetRing

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL), the incumbent and largest telecommunications services provider in India, selected UTStarcom's NetRing 2500 STM-16 optical transport solution. UTStarcom already supplies its AN-2000 IP DSLAM and Total Control 1000 Multiservice Access to BSNL. Financial terms were not disclosed.

UTStarcom's NetRing product line provides aggregation, grooming, cross-connect, and transport functionality to deliver high-density, highly efficient STM-1 to STM-64, PDH (E1/DS1, E3/DS3), Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, and ATM services in SDH-based carrier networks. All systems support full redundancy, multiple protection options, and in-service upgrades. The NetRing product family combines Add-Drop Multiplexing (ADM), Digital Cross-Connect System (DCS), Ethernet switching, ATM multiplexing and RPR functionality into an integrated, "pay-as-you-grow" multi-service system.

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