Carrier Access Corp. announces FXO DPT capabilities for Access Bank family of T1 access solutions.BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 5, 1996--Carrier Access Corp. (CAC See Consumer Advisory Council. ), a leading manufacturer of network access solutions for the telecommunications and data communications data communications, application of telecommunications technology to the problem of transmitting data, especially to, from, or between computers. In popular usage, it is said that data communications make it possible for one computer to "talk" with another. industries, announced today the availability of a Foreign Exchange Office (FXO FXO Foreign Exchange Office ) and Dial Pulse Termination (DPT) integrated circuit integrated circuit (IC), electronic circuit built on a semiconductor substrate, usually one of single-crystal silicon. The circuit, often called a chip, is packaged in a hermetically sealed case or a nonhermetic plastic capsule, with leads extending from it for card for the Access Bank(tm) family of T1 Multiplexers.
Available as a 12-channel card, the FXO/DPT converts analog telephone transmissions into digital T1 transmissions. This permits off-premise extensions (OPX See off-premise extension. ) and enables users to terminate Direct Inward Dial (DID) circuits into their PBX (Private Branch eXchange) An inhouse telephone switching system that interconnects telephone extensions to each other as well as to the outside telephone network (PSTN). or key systems.
The FXO card provides both Loop and Ground Start operation for customers wanting to extend local 2-way dial tone lines to a remote PBX. FXO is frequently used as a tie line between a branch office and the headquarters, permitting users to directly access the headquarters' advanced PBX features such as hunt groups, call transfer, and conferencing.
Ken Garrett, vice president of marketing at Carrier Access, said that the FXO card provides the best solution for cost-effective, simplified remote office connectivity. "Our customers have impressed upon us the need for remote office connectivity to keep pace with their growing voice communications requirements. Through its Dial Pulse Terminating feature, this new card provides Direct Inward Dial connections to a PBX from an originating PBX or central office. This permits individual direct dialed extensions without having to require separate lines for each extension."
Carrier Access Corp. (CAC) is a privately held company privately held company
A firm whose shares are held within a relatively small circle of owners and are not traded publicly. with headquarters in Boulder. CAC develops and manufactures access solutions that address voice and high-speed data applications. The company's access solutions provide more bandwidth, with lower capital costs and lower maintenance costs, than from any other T1 access solutions. Carrier Access Corp. can be reached at 1-800-495-5455 or at http://www.carrieraccess.com on the World Wide Web.
CONTACT: Carrier Access Corp., Boulder
Gerry Sutton, 303/442-5455 or 800/495-5455