Wednesday, June 9, 2010

RAD Supplies Ethernet over SDH at World Cup

RAD Data Communications has supplied its RIC-E3 Fast Ethernet over E3 Network Termination Units (NTUs)to a major European carrier to transmit IP video coverage of the World Cup. The IP video broadcast to be transported over a legacy SDH network. The carrier will be maintaining two separate SDH connections between Africa and Europe, one active and one redundant, in order to guarantee transmission in the event of a network failure.

The RICi-E3 NTU enables Fast Ethernet traffic to be transported over E3 access lines by providing Ethernet-to-TDM conversion. In addition, the device can be used to extend Ethernet LANs over SDH/SONET, with remote fault monitoring, end-to-end traffic separation and guaranteed quality of service (QoS).

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