Broadwing Communications Transmits OC-192c Signals 4,000 km Without Electrical Regeneration Using Corvis Equipment.Business Editors, High Tech Writers
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Carrier transmits 10 Gigabit signals over longest terrestrial
distance to date using Corvis all-optical networking A communications network that works completely in the optical domain. It uses optical switches connected by optical fibers. See optical switch and optical computer. technology
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"Broadwing is setting a standard as the next-generation, high speed, high capacity, all-optical network carrier," said Dr. David Huber, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Corvis. "With the successful field trial of our OC-192 (c) product and the deployment of our integrated all-optical networking solution, Broadwing has validated our vision of creating all-optical networks capable of providing advanced broadband applications and services and bandwidth on demand - today."
The Broadwing field trial used Corvis' OC-192 (c) product which supports both OC192c, necessary to provide next generation 10 Gigabit IP-based services to customers and OC-192, which supports lower bit rate SONET/SDH services.
Broadwing conducted the field trial of Corvis' OC192 (c) product on a 4,000-km section of its network transmitting OC-192c signals from Phoenix to Fort Worth and back to Phoenix without electrical regeneration. The OC-192c field trial represents the longest terrestrial transmission distance in the field to date without any electrical regeneration of the optical signals. The elimination of electrical regeneration will allow Broadwing to increase the performance and reliability of their network, while significantly reducing capital and operating costs operating costs npl → gastos mpl operacionales .
"Broadwing is once again, leading the industry by delivering on its promise to provide customers with the most advanced data and Internet solutions available today," said Rick Ellenberger, president and CEO of Broadwing. "Corvis' OC-192(c) all-optical network solutions provide the flexible, high speed, ultra-long reach capability required for Broadwing next-generation broadband network."
The Corvis CorWave product suite offers the industry's first end-to-end all-optical network solution that provides high-capacity, all-optical switching and ultra-long-distance transport with integrated network A network that supports both data and voice and/or different networking protocols. See converged network and new public network. management required for next-generation, terabit Internet Protocol See Internet and TCP/IP.
(networking) Internet Protocol - (IP) The network layer for the TCP/IP protocol suite widely used on Ethernet networks, defined in STD 5, RFC 791. IP is a connectionless, best-effort packet switching protocol. (IP) networks. CorWave products allow service providers to transmit signals entirely in the optical domain, which results in higher performance and reliability for carriers, while significantly reducing capital and operational cost of building and operating the network. Corvis' integrated all-optical network solution supports both 2.5 and 10 Gigabit per second transmission.
Corvis Corporation is an all-optical networking company founded by Dr. David Huber, a pioneer in the field of optical communications Optical communications
The transmission of speech, data, video, and other information by means of the visible and the infrared portion of the electromagnetic spectrum. . The company is revolutionizing the way communications traffic is moved in the new Internet-driven economy by deploying the industry's first all-optical network providing integrated all-optical switching, ultra-long distance transport and network management. Corvis products and services deliver all-optical network intelligence and mesh network A communications network in which there are at least two pathways to each node. If one of the paths fails, the other is still available.
A "fully meshed" network means that every node has a direct connection to every other node, which is a very elaborate and expensive architecture. capability that allow communication service providers to realize a significant gain in network capacity using existing fiber in the field and improve their competitiveness by delivering new and existing services and applications more rapidly, while significantly reducing the overall capital and operational cost of building and maintaining their network. For more information, call Corvis at 443-259-4000 or visit the Corvis web site at http://www.corvis.com . Corvis, CorWave and the Corvis logo are trademarks and/or service marks of the Corvis Corporation.
About Broadwing Communications
Broadwing Communications is a wholly owned subsidiary Wholly Owned Subsidiary
A subsidiary whose parent company owns 100% of its common stock.
In other words, the parent company owns the company outright and there are no minority owners. of Broadwing Inc (NYSE: BRW). Broadwing combines unparalleled customer service with the industry's most advanced and flexible 18,000 mile next-generation fiber optic network and award-winning IP backbone, to create data and Internet solutions that are innovative, reliable, and provide businesses a competitive advantage. Broadwing will be the first provider with a fully-deployed optical network and sets the standard for customer accountability with the industry's only Installation Guarantee. Headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio “Cincinnati” redirects here. For other uses, see Cincinnati (disambiguation).
Cincinnati is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Hamilton County. and Austin, Texas with 6,000 employees in 52 sales and service offices across the country, Broadwing can be found on the Web at http://www.broadwing.com .