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Class 5

A telephone term for equipment and services that are customer facing. The Class nomenclature was coined by AT&T. See end office switch and Class 4.
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has selected the MetaSwitch VP3500 Next Generation Class 5 Switch to provide packet voice services to business customers in northwest Indiana.
The iMerge NCSG and class 5 switch have the flexibility to be located with the CMTS at the cable headend or the central office.
Partnership Realizes Vision of All-Packet Access Network Using Occam Broadband Loop Carrier and MetaSwitch Next Generation Class 5 Switch
The V-Switch is a breakthrough switching product that enables next generation digital loop carriers (NGDLCs) to operate independently of the Class 5 switch by providing dial tone and services directly to the access device.
Lori Craven, Tekelec's chief operating officer, added, "VocalData's IP Telephony solutions offer Telekenex an unparalleled suite of next-generation features with the combined benefits of Tekelec's Class 5 switch.
To be honest, MetaSwitch is the first true Class 5 switch we have seen that can deliver VoIP services just as well as it does TDM and SS7," said Leon Hofer, Vice President of Network Operations.
MATI) has selected its VP3500 Series Class 5 Softswitch platform to avoid the costs associated with upgrading their legacy Siemens Class 5 switch for local number portability (LNP).
MetaSwitch has passed a number of significant milestones recently: the first users' conference, first RUS listing for a VoIP Class 5 switch, and now the 50th deployment," commented Jon Arnold, VoP Equipment Program Leader at Frost & Sullivan.
The joint solution combines Tekelec's market-leading iX7000(TM) next-generation Class 5 switch with General Bandwidth's highly scalable G6(R) VoIP Media Gateway.
The MetaSwitch VP3500 is the leading broadband-enabled Next Generation Class 5 Switch in North America, with over 40 deployments, and support for VoIP, VoATM and GR-303, as well as advanced Web-based subscriber services.
Using MetaSwitch's flagship VP3500 Next Generation Class 5 Switch, Aeneas will offer Jackson residents a broad range of advanced calling features, along with the ability to manage and configure those services via the Web.