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Hardware and software used in large, high-speed networks. It implies extremely reliable, well tested and proven. Telephone companies, major ISPs and large enterprises purchase carrier-class equipment. Also called "carrier grade." See enterprise class and common carrier.
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Service providers, armed with mesh- enhanced GigaCenters, can now offer a superior Carrier Class mesh Wi-Fi solution at a fraction of the cost of these consumer products.
The firm's mission is to provide cost-effective carrier class access/gateway, aggregation and concentration devices for legacy networks today, and a migration path to next generation voice and data networks of tomorrow.
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ZTE Corporation (Hong Kong:0763.HK) (Shenzhen:000063.SZ), a provider of telecoms equipment and network solutions, said today that it has completed installation of a next generation network (NGN) system and transmission system for QiComm, a UK-based provider of carrier class voice and data services and managed services.
The newly enhanced system, complete with support for NMS Communications Open Access carrier class media processing platform, also includes new load balancing and a multi-threaded software architecture to assist enterprise call centers in attaining scalability and reliability with their call center system.
It reportedly provides carrier class outbound and inbound IP voice interconnect and can be accessed via the public internet, Cable & Wireless Internet Access (AS 1273) or Cable & Wireless Carrier MPLS.
(Nasdaq:ADTN), Huntsville, Ala., has expanded entry into the fastest growing segment of the telecommunications industry, with a complete line of cost- effective carrier class voice and data platforms designed especially for Competitive Local Exchange Carriers (CLECs).