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With its integrated SDH fiber-based transmission and ATM Virtual Path ring capability, it enables effective delivery of high-speed services to numerous sites over a unified fiber infrastructure. BroadAccess hybrid circuit/packet-based backplane enables service providers to adapt their network to the growing demand for high bit-rate services through the use of plug-in modules, which can provide numerous combinations of broadband and narrowband services. The platform interfaces to virtually any type of local exchange through V5.2/V5.1 digital protocols or 2W connections, and connects to ATM backbones through E1s or STM-1 User Network Interfaces. ADC Telecommunications, Minneapolis, MN, www.adc.com.
This article originally appeared in the 04/01/2000 issue of THE Journal.
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