Monday, January 23, 2006

UTStarcom to Supply Optical Transport for India's RailTel

UTStarcom will supply its NetRing 600 and 2500 optical transport solutions to RailTel of India Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Indian Railways. RailTel is implementing optical, fiber-based broadband telecom long haul as well as access network with new-generation optical networking systems. 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-16, PDH (E1/DS1, E3/DS3), Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, and ATM services in SDH-based carrier networks. All systems are designed to support full redundancy, multiple protection options, and in-service upgrades.