B-ISDN


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B-ISDN

(Broadband-ISDN) A framework for advanced telecommunications from the ITU. Introduced in 1988 as an extension to ISDN, it was designed to provide a blueprint to integrate data, voice and video in the 21st century. B-ISDN specifies the use of ATM for switching and SONET for high-speed links. See ATM and SONET.
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We look forward to a strengthening of this relationship as iMTN helps MCI to improve further its revenue generating B-ISDN infrastructure.
The cost of the entire Guangzhou B-ISDN system is estimated to be in excess of $1 billion and a full roll-out is scheduled for January 1995.
VTOA is the enabling technology for the delivery of B-ISDN and Broadband IN services," said Tony Zaide, vice president- product marketing.