Vermont Telephone (VTel) Selects Turin Networks For Optical Backbone Upgrade

first_imgTurin Networks, Inc., a leading developer and supplier of multiservice optical transport platforms for network service providers, announced that Vermont Telephone Company, commonly known as VTel, has chosen Turin Networks’ Traverse™ Platform to build a high-capacity optical backbone for delivering broadband data services as well as traditional voice services to their customers.“We are dedicated to providing the members of our local community with the same type of advanced telecommunications services that are available in larger metropolitan areas,” said Norm Koch, VP of Network Operations, Vermont Telephone. “This upgrade increases the bandwidth capacity of our optical backbone four fold, enabling us to continue to provide our residential and business customers with affordable broadband data services such as DSL, and paving the way for VTel to offer emerging high-speed services such as Ethernet in the future.”“Turin Networks continues to meet the needs of customers like VTel with a cost-effective, evolutionary solution that supports demands for current and future growth, lowers costs, and accommodates a wide array of new revenue-generating services” said John Webley, president and CEO, Turin Networks, Inc. “The Traverse Platform continues to prove itself as an industry-leader in a very competitive marketplace.”Turin’s Traverse Multiservice Optical Transport Platform is designed to integrate smoothly into a carriers’ existing SONET-based infrastructure and provide OC-3/12/48/192 transport of traditional DS1, DS3/EC-1 and OC-N services, as well as switched Ethernet over SONET (EoS) services. Turin’s current platform provides new functionality that has been leveraged by VTel including integrated Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet switching with advanced VLAN capabilities and virtual concatenation. Other newly available features include support for integrated VT 1.5 switching/grooming, BLSR, and DS3/EC-1 Transmux functionality.last_img read more

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Senior met officer urges public to support national cleanup weekend

first_img Sharing is caring! Tweet Share 9 Views   no discussions Sharecenter_img LocalNews Senior met officer urges public to support national cleanup weekend by: – June 17, 2011 Share Senior Met Officer and Chairperson of the National Disaster Public Awareness Committee Cheryl Ettienne-Leblanc is calling on the general public to come out in full support of a cleanup campaign announced by Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit next week.The National cleanup weekend is expected to better prepare Dominica to withstand the damages caused by a hurricane.Government has identified resources at the disposal of councils and other agencies to deal with natural disasters on the island.Mrs. Leblanc says a series of educational programs have been planned ahead of June 24th to 27th.Leblanc is also calling on media houses and other stakeholders to play their part in helping to promote the activities.It is predicted that there will be an above average hurricane season with 12-18 named storms.The long range prediction is that there could be as many as ten major hurricanes.Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit has declared the weekend of June 24th to 27th to deal with natural disasters.Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more

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