FTS2000


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FTS2000

(Federal Technology Service 2000) A digital fiber-optic network providing voice, video, email and high-speed data communications for the U.S. government. FTS 2000 expired in 1998 and was superseded by FTS 2001. The next migration is to the Networx program. AT&T, Sprint, Quest, WorldCom and Level 3 have provided telecom services under these federal programs.
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FTS2000 is backed by technology such as AT&T's 5ESS switch, IPSS packet switch, digital access and cross-connect system (DACS), and fiber-optic transport.
AT&T calls its FTS2000 network the "Integrated Custom Network" to highlight this integration of services and the ease with which they can be customized to solve agency needs.
Bell Labs designed AT&T's FTS2000 to meet complex needs through conceptual simplicity.
Our FTS2000 network's switching and transmission equipment is isolated from the public network.
From that equipment, calls arrive at the heart of the network, one of 18 gegraphically dispersed service nodes providing access to the six FTS2000 basic services.
FTS2000 will be the largest private network offering of ISDN services.
FTS2000 audio teleconferencing used with BRI (ISDN's basic-rate interface) will provide simultaneous voice, data, and packet calls over a single agency loop.
AT&T's FTS2000 network is in the standards forefront for data- and video-transmission protocols.
Throughout the nation, prepaid cards have become tremendously popular, and we are pleased that we can now offer this simplicity and flexibility to all FTS2000 customers," said Don Teague, vice president and general manager of Sprint's Government Systems Division in Herndon, Va.
AT&T FTS2000 now provides government agencies with a number of features and capabilities that enable users to videoconference quickly and easily with business, industry and education.
No service better illustrates the concept of anytime, anywhere communication than videoconferencing," said Rich Roca, AT&T FTS2000 program management vice president.
These AT&T FTS2000 enhanced videoconferencing capabilities are available now.