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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Wildcats hockey team registration

first_imgDon’t forget that the Fort St. John Wildcats female hockey team is holding early registration this weekend. It will be at WalMart on Saturday and Sunday from 11-4. The club will also be holding tryouts next Saturday (the 23rd) from 8:30 to 10pm. Anyone interested in playing is more than welcome to come out, and if you have any questions call Paul, at 785-2759.- Advertisement –last_img

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