carrier switch

carrier switch

A circuit switching computer used by major telephone carriers. See tandem switch and end office switch.
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with an eye to having Japan's top carrier switch to the Delta-led global SkyTeam alliance in April 2011.
Under the agreement Nortel will deliver its Passport 15000-VSS multiservice carrier switch and Passport 7480 multiservice switches.
TRICOM (NYSE: TDR), Santo Domingo, Domincan Republic, has launched its San Juan, Puerto Rico PoP (point-of- presence), a Nortel Networks Multimedia Carrier Switch (MMCS).
As an entry-level carrier switch, MMCS can be deployed to serve a variety of functions including a simple point-of-presence, a VoIP gateway, an access-switching platform, a tandem switch, as well as an enhanced services platform.
DGM&S Telecom, a supplier of Signaling System 7 (SS7) carrier signaling products, and TransMedia Communications, who launched a new-generation multimedia carrier switch to wide industry acclaim, will jointly develop advanced, distributed call processing technology and open application programming interfaces (APIs) as part of the strategic partnership.
Under the two agreements, which are worth USD12m in total, Nortel will replace the operator's existing regional backbone switching equipment with its own solutions, including the Passport 15000 Multiservice Carrier Switch and the Passport 7480 Multiservice Switch.
lt;p>But the analysts said Nortel hasn't done enough to move beyond its legacy as a telecommunications carrier switch provider and to show advantage in innovative technology areas.
Under the contract Nortel Networks will supply a range of solutions, including its PassPort 15000-VSS multiservice carrier switch and Passport 7480 multiservice switch, which will replace China Telecom's existing regional backbone switching equipment.